27 Jul '11, 12am

Green IT Roundup: Free Data Center Cooling in NYC, eBay's Solar Data Center & More...

Green IT Roundup: Free Data Center Cooling in NYC, eBay's Solar Data Center & More...

Even though we're not covering the daily green IT news quite as often as we have in the past -- we've been focusing instead on more in-depth reporting on IT and other topics -- that certainly doesn't mean there's less happening in the green IT marketplace. In fact, it seems like there's more activity than ever when it comes to energy efficiency, green data centers, and e-waste management. Below are some of the stories that landed on our radar in recent weeks. Green Data Center News • pair Networks' Green Data Center in the Desert If you're building a data center in the desert, you're going to need to make it as efficiently cooled as possible, and pair Networks has started work on what it calls the "most efficient data center in the world," in the desert of Las Vegas. The facility, profiled by Rich Miller , will use a combination of solar panels and an on-site cogeneration ...

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treehugger.com 26 Jul '11, 2pm

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cleantechnica.com 01 Aug '11, 9pm

$10 Billion Solar Funding Tsunami NASA Goes Green With Solar-Powered Spacecraft Headed For Jupiter Water Authority to Inst...

AMD and the Solar-Powered Data Center

AMD and the Solar-Powered Data Center

greentechmedia.com 01 Aug '11, 11am

First we had distributed computing. Then we had distributed power generation. AMD now wants to cross-breed these concepts ...

Data Center Power Use Drops as Green IT, Recession Take Effect

Data Center Power Use Drops as Green IT, Recess...

greenbiz.com 02 Aug '11, 4pm

Early estimates of data center power consumption were overstated, and a combination of more efficient technology and the g...

4 Reasons Why Cloud Computing is Also a Green Solution

4 Reasons Why Cloud Computing is Also a Green S...

greenbiz.com 27 Jul '11, 12pm

Cloud computing has arrived, big time. Forrester estimates that worldwide spending on public cloud computing services will...

How to Add Schema Data to a WordPress Website

How to Add Schema Data to a WordPress Website

searchenginepeople.com 27 Jul '11, 6pm

The solution is to create a universal schema to help webmasters get the most bang for their buck. Given the fact that ther...

I Am Usually Free After 10:30p.m. via @tekkaus

I Am Usually Free After 10:30p.m. via @tekkaus

tekkaus.com 27 Jul '11, 3pm

That's why you can only "see" me after 10:30p.m. every day. Why 10:30p.m.? Because usually my work will keep me stranded i...

Pinhead-Sized Solar Cell Will Create Hundreds of New Green Jobs

Pinhead-Sized Solar Cell Will Create Hundreds o...

cleantechnica.com 27 Jul '11, 2pm

The new factory – and the new green jobs – are the direct result of federal support for renewable energy innovations even ...

First Takes: GM's Solar Charge, Cooling Offices With Ice, and More! #SAP #green #solar #saprocks #oracle

First Takes: GM's Solar Charge, Cooling Offices...

greenbiz.com 28 Jul '11, 3pm

• GM's Big Solar Bid: General Motors' venture capital arm is making a $7.5 million equity investment in solar energy syste...

Applications: the Missing Link in Data Center Efficiency

Applications: the Missing Link in Data Center E...

triplepundit.com 02 Aug '11, 12pm

Developers can significantly reduce such uncertainty by instrumenting their applications to expose usage and performance m...

‘Data Furnace’ Servers Could Heat Offices – On ...

environmentalleader.com 27 Jul '11, 3pm

The Data Furnace: Heating Up with Cloud Computing , researchers from Microsoft and the University of Virginia argue that t...

Data Center Energy Growth Slows, Defying Predic...

environmentalleader.com 03 Aug '11, 2pm

In research carried out for the New York Times, consulting professor and sustainability consultant Jonathan Koomey found t...

First Solar Sets Thin Film Cd-Te Solar Cell Efficiency World Record

First Solar Sets Thin Film Cd-Te Solar Cell Eff...

cleantechnica.com 27 Jul '11, 4pm

First Solar has achieved a world record-setting cadmium-telluride (CdTe) solar photovoltaic (PV) cell efficiency of 17.3%,...

Dell cloud computing center opens in Singapore

Dell cloud computing center opens in Singapore

sgentrepreneurs.com 22 Jul '11, 6am

The Center will allow customers to find out more about products related to cloud computing, intelligent data management, e...

Why Cloud Computing Will Save Huge Amounts of Energy

Why Cloud Computing Will Save Huge Amounts of E...

solarfeeds.com 27 Jul '11, 12am

Why Cloud Computing Will Save Huge Amounts of Energy Tuesday, 26 July 2011 Climate Progress Tweet JR: I read this story, “...