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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
From Comverge to Vestas, these innovators have the capacity for creative destruction in the energy sector.
July 7, 2014 by Garrett Hering
After more than a century with little change, electricity infrastructure is being remade. Is a microgrid coming soon to your backyard?
July 7, 2014 by Justin Gerdes
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
The German automaker's long view of sustainability includes integrating renewable energy into production facilities and tapping vehicle-to-grid technologies.
December 19, 2012 by Christine Hertzog
Microgrids -- where an electrical grid operates in "island" mode -- offer increased reliability for mission critical facilities and can help cities prepare for the next superstorm.
December 5, 2012 by Peter Asmus
Convergence of smart grid technologies promise smarter cities by reducing carbon emissions and operating costs and better management of electricity, gas and water resources
September 19, 2012 by Christine Hertzog
Schneider Electric, Johnson Controls, Siemens and IBM are among the vendors looking to gain ground in the smart building managed services market -- expected to reach $1.1 billion by 2020.
September 12, 2012 by Derek Top
ACORE president Dennis McGinn talks about how green energy and rechargeable batteries have saved lives, why we're unlikely to see better federal renewable energy policies in the near future, and why it makes sense to partner -- not compete -- with China.
March 14, 2012 by Eric Louie
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
<a href='http://bacardilimited.com/'>Bacardi Ltd.</a>, the world's largest privately held spirits company, cut greenhouse gas emissions 9.2 percent in the last fiscal year by increasing efficiencies and the use of renewable energy, while <a href='http://www.us.kpmg.com/'>KPMG LLP</a> shrank its carbon footprint in the U.S. by reducing air travel, use of electricity and waste.
February 22, 2010 by GreenBiz Editors
Telehouse West data center in east London will pipe waste heat to nearby homes and businesses.
December 8, 2009 by Tom Young
AT&T has established a corporate post for a director of energy to take the reins of the firm's energy management drive -- and named its first appointee to the job.
December 2, 2009 by GreenerBuildings Staff
By investing in key information technologies -- from gadgets to smart grids -- in the next 20 years, the United States can save $1.3 trillion in electricity costs and cut greenhouse gases by 20 percent, according to a report released today.
May 13, 2009 by GreenBiz Editors
The computer manufacturer has said it will double the amount of renewable energy it uses over the next four years, and is adding a host of green energy and green IT projects to its near-future plans.
October 20, 2008 by GreenerComputing Staff