Underneath a bird reserve in Gothenburg, Sweden, lies one of Europe’s greenest data centers. Volvo IT’s data center is built below ground and uses seawater for cooling, as well as wind energy for power.
BP’s annual Energy Outlook describes a “most likely” trajectory of the global energy system, based on BP’s views of likely economic and population growth, as well as developments in policy and technology. Energy Outlook 2035 – February 2015 – makes assumptions on changes in policy, technology and the economy, based on extensive internal and external …Continue Reading
Burlington, Vermont, the state’s largest city, is using 100 percent renewable energy for its residents’ electricity needs.
Tecogen sold two Ultra CM-75 combined heat and power (CHP) units to Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) for its Gateway and Life Sciences Building and Campus Center. Bill Spratt, WPI’s director of facilities and operations, describes the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance program of CHP units. The two Tecogen systems are generating power and heat that …Continue Reading
Aaron Binkley, director of sustainability at Digital Realty Trust, joined REIT.com to discuss the unique sustainability challenges facing the data center sector. Digital Realty, a provider of data center and colocation solutions, is offering clients renewable energy certificates (RECs) under its new Clean Start Program.
In 2014, Ephesus Lighting installed its Stadium Series LED lighting system at the University of Phoenix Stadium, home to the Arizona Cardinals. University of Phoenix Stadium was the first NFL stadium to be lit by LED lighting, and will also be hosting the upcoming Super Bowl.
The Department of Energy compiled these comments from President Obama’s sixth State of the Union Address.
Stephen Saxton, project manager, describes the value of building information modeling in the design of Gateshead district energy center in the United Kingdom. Parsons Brinckerhoff plans to begin construction of the project in March. The new district energy system will be powered by a 2 MW combined heat and power (CHP) gas engine and will …Continue Reading
Urban Innovations found $70,000 in annual cost savings and over $72,000 in immediate rebates working with EDF Climate Corps. Urban Innovations, like many Class B building operators, has a diverse portfolio of properties. By tracking which buildings offered the most immediate opportunities for energy savings, the company made strategic choices to upgrade equipment in some …Continue Reading