US Military Taking No Risks by Going Green, Saving Lives and Energy

US Military Taking No Risks by Going Green, Saving Lives and Energy

The US Department of Defense is still known for its bravery but it’s now also known for its use of green energy, battery storage and microgrids — that is saving the lives of soldiers in the battle field while also producing cleaner energy.

DoD Leads Significant Federal Energy Use Reduction

DoD Leads Significant Federal Energy Use Reduction

The federal government’s use of energy fell last year to 0.94 quadrillion BTUs, the lowest total since record keeping began 40 years ago. In 1975, almost 1.6 quadrillion BTUs were consumed, according to Today in Energy. The reduction, which was computed by the Federal Energy … Read more…

IPERC’s GridMaster Okayed  by the DoD

The Department of Defense has given the GridMaster control system installed at Camp Smith, Hawaii, IT Platform Risk Approval status. The system is manufactured by The Intelligent Power & Energy Research Corporation (IPERC), a company that specializes in  cybersecurity equipment for military and commercial applications. Gaining … Read more…

$500,000 in Energy Efficiency for Iowa Army National Guard

$500,000 in Energy Efficiency for Iowa Army National Guard

The Department of Defense has awarded $500,000 to the Iowa Energy Center, Iowa Army National Guard and Taylor Engineering to demonstrate energy efficient strategies at five National Guard facilities. Funding comes from the DOD’s Environmental Security Technology Certification Program, which harnesses the latest science and … Read more…

Vehicle to Grid Market to Reach $190.7M by 2022

The market for technologies that use plug-in electric vehicles to provide services to the grid will reach $190.7 million by 2022, according to a study by Navigant Research. “Vehicle to grid” technologies are a suite of hardware and software technologies that enable plug-in electric vehicles to participate … Read more…

Power Analytics to Operate Microgrids at Calif. Navy Bases

Power Analytics to Operate Microgrids at Calif. Navy Bases

Electrical power management products firm Power Analytics Corporation has won a contract to operate a secure cluster of microgrids at three San Diego, Calif.-area naval bases as the Navy aims to reduce its energy consumption and improve the security of its electrical supply. Under the auspices of … Read more…

Liquid-Cooled Server Cuts Energy Consumption Up to 97 Percent

Liquid-Cooled Server Cuts Energy Consumption Up to 97 Percent

A liquid-cooled computer server being tested at the University of Leeds could cuts energy consumption for cooling by between 80-97 percent, according to UK company Iceotope, which designed and built the server.

While most computers use air to cool their electronics, all of the components in the Iceotope server (pictured) are completely immersed in liquid.

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DoD Data Centers to Use Asetek Liquid-Cooling

DoD Data Centers to Use Asetek Liquid-Cooling

Asetek has been selected to perform a $2 million project to retrofit a major Department of Defense data center with its direct-to-chip liquid-cooling technology.

The product (pictured), called RackCDU (short for Rack Coolant Distribution Unit), brings liquid-cooling directly to the hottest elements inside every server in a data center, and can save more than 50 percent in cooling costs, the company says.

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