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A Dublin startup is recycling the energy released by data centers to heat homes. Can the impact be more than a drop in the bucket?
September 13, 2022 by Aishwarya Jagani
New technological advancements are helping companies with their power loads, as collaboration between engineering and sustainability teams expands.
May 16, 2019 by Heather Clancy
A primer on energy reuse effectiveness, another way to measure data center power consumption.
December 19, 2017 by Jens Struckmeier
Silicon Valley giants are most identified with data center energy usage, but companies in other industries also have an opportunity to make a dent.
August 31, 2017 by Michael Rohwer
The reason? "The cloud runs on electricity," Flynn explains.“Really what we’ve known is businesses need to lead," he said
March 7, 2017 by Lauren Hepler
The company will buy enough wind power to power one data center, which is enough to satisfy the needs of 70,000 families.
July 21, 2014 by Sustainable Business
Here are four ways companies -- not just tech giants -- can source low-carbon power for their data centers.
July 18, 2014 by Ryan Schuchard
The amount of energy the outdoor gear store saves through 'free cooling' is enough to power six stores for up to a year.
January 15, 2014 by Heather Clancy
In this exclusive for GreenBiz, Covalence EthicalQuote rings up the companies and industries that grabbed headlines in 2013, for better or worse.
December 23, 2013 by Nikki Gloudeman
From 100-percent renewable energy strategies to EVs to new finance models for rooftop solar, these trends added up to a brighter future.
December 19, 2013 by Garrett Hering
Is your server farm subject to spikes in electricity usage? If so, it may benefit from server-side power management.
October 3, 2013 by Heather Clancy
The company blames a growth in its infrastructure to accommodate more users for its swelling carbon footprint.
July 12, 2013 by Sustainable Business
E-commerce giant shares methodology that links specific lines of business to energy consumption and carbon emissions.
March 12, 2013 by Heather Clancy
At our recent VERGE São Paulo event, leaders from IBM, GE and WWF <font color='#333333' face='Arial, Times New Roman, Times, sans-serif'><font>agreed that private sector collaboration is needed to help spur advancements in sustainable technology.</font></font>
October 17, 2012 by Kristine Wong
New report aims to help IT professionals understand how ever-evolving legislation, regulation, costs and incentives impacts data centers in 12 countries.
July 20, 2012 by BusinessGreen Staff
Cloud computing and its data centers' vast energy demands, which are spiraling upwards every year, could open opportunities for renewables.
July 10, 2012 by Richard Baillie
Cloud computing could redefine the way we think about business ethics and sustainability. Here's how the cloud could affect two of our biggest sustainability challenges: climate change and human rights.
April 11, 2012 by Dunstan Allison-Hope
By building its new data center for energy efficiency, eBay hopes to ready<span style='text-align: left; '> itself for larger data loads while reducing its future power bills.
February 28, 2012 by Jonathan Bardelline
Google's Energy Czar, Bill Wiehl, walks us through the company's new level of transparency around energy and the environment.
September 9, 2011 by Matthew Wheeland
A new report from the nonprofit concludes much of the cloud is powered with dirty energy sources by companies that often fail to disclose how much energy they use,
April 21, 2011 by GreenerComputing Staff
In the newest campaign against the social network's new data center in Oregon, Greenpeace has created a short animation mocking the company's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg.
September 16, 2010 by Matthew Wheeland
What do you do when it seems that nearly all the low-hanging fruit of energy savings has been harvested? You stretch and look for more. That's what the EDF Climate Corps fellow at eBay has done this summer in her assignment at one of the greener companies in Silicon Valley.
July 23, 2010 by Megan Rast
Climate Corps fellows investigating energy efficiency opportunities at FedEx data centers are finding a lot to like about the new Energy Star Data Center label. But with the label still in its infancy, the fellows are also finding some shortcomings that could be easily fixed.
July 15, 2010 by Megan Chavez and Ryan Campbell
When he left the field of public accounting, Jeremy Dommu thought he'd also left behind the world of office cubicles. But he happily -- and proudly -- works in one as an EDF Climate Corps fellow as he helps PHH Arval search for energy efficiency opportunities.
July 12, 2010 by Jeremy Dommu
The kickoff to IBM's third-annual Pulse expo showcased how the company has its eyes on making the world's cities connected, automated and efficient, through hardware and software innovations and new partnerships with Johnson Controls and Ricoh.
February 22, 2010 by Matthew Wheeland