18 Aug '11, 5pm

General Electric Unveils Efficient Data Center: General Electric unveiled its shiny new $48 million data cente...

General Electric Unveils Efficient Data Center: General Electric unveiled its shiny new $48 million data cente...

General Electric unveiled its shiny new $48 million data center that serves its Appliance Park headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky. The data center is Platinum LEED-certified by the U.S. Green Building Council, one of only a handful of centers to achieve the rating. Some of the others include a Citigroup Frankfurt facility, two Digital Realty Trust data centers in Sacramento, Calif. and Other World Computing in Woodstock, Illinois, which runs completely on wind power. The project is 34 percent more energy efficient than a typical code-compliant building, according to GE. The building is equipped with high-efficiency cooling systems, high-density servers to increase computer power per square foot to cut the size of the data center floor in half compared to its previous size. There are also water savings from ultra low-flow fixtures and, while there is not renewable generat...

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GE Achieves Rare LEED-Platinum Rating for New Data Center

GE Achieves Rare LEED-Platinum Rating for New D...

greenbiz.com 18 Aug '11, 2pm

General Electric lifted the curtain this morning on a $48-million project to make the data center serving its global appli...

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greencarreports.com 18 Aug '11, 5pm

But the company does not manufacture bikes or cars, nor does it have any plans to, Mission Motors chief executive Jit Bhat...

A Ten-Second Camaro Promotes Electric Drag Racing

A Ten-Second Camaro Promotes Electric Drag Racing

greencarreports.com 17 Aug '11, 7pm

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Postal Service Touts Efficient Fleets, Alt-Fuel Adoption in Green Update

Postal Service Touts Efficient Fleets, Alt-Fuel...

greenbiz.com 19 Aug '11, 3pm

The U.S. Postal Service may be losing money hand over fist , but it's working harder than ever to get its environmental an...

Google Maps Becomes A Mini-Weather Center

Google Maps Becomes A Mini-Weather Center

searchengineland.com 18 Aug '11, 5pm

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New Smart Plan 48 from @digi_telco offers 1GB data at RM48/month

New Smart Plan 48 from @digi_telco offers 1GB d...

soyacincau.com 17 Aug '11, 2pm

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The top 10 electric cars most likely to succeed

The top 10 electric cars most likely to succeed

mnn.com 19 Aug '11, 7pm

I’m bullish about the Ford Focus electric (which will benefit from the company’s strong reputation and marketing clout) an...

Vantage Data Centers Latest to Land LEED Platinum Certification

Vantage Data Centers Latest to Land LEED Platin...

greenbiz.com 22 Aug '11, 5pm

Last month, I got a chance to tour Vantage Data Centers' facility in Santa Clara, Calif., which at the time claimed to be ...

Vantage Data Center Wins LEED Platinum, Saves $...

environmentalleader.com 22 Aug '11, 3pm

The lighting design is a forty-one percent improvement over the minimum standard of the Title 24 Energy Code; furthermore,...

Energy use transparency is critical, soon to be required in #NYC @greensourcemag #BIM

Energy use transparency is critical, soon to be...

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Software Heavyweight Unveils New Energy Solution, with a Twist

Software Heavyweight Unveils New Energy Solutio...

environmentalleader.com 17 Aug '11, 2pm

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New data show how transit corridors reduce traffic, increase walking

New data show how transit corridors reduce traf...

switchboard.nrdc.org 17 Aug '11, 2pm

New data from Arlington County, Virginia, provide an in-depth look at how a jurisdiction known for great planning has leve...

Ten Percent Electric Vehicles By 2020? No Sweat, Utility CEO Says

Ten Percent Electric Vehicles By 2020? No Sweat...

greencarreports.com 17 Aug '11, 2pm

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