Google has been operating a municipal wastewater recovery and recycling system to cool its Douglas County, Georgia data center for the past couple of years without much fanfare, up until last week when its facilities manager decided to post a video about the system on googleblog. The short post unleashed a flood of snickering and … Continued
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The clean economy sector totaled $47 billion on the West Coast in 2010, and it could triple in size by 2020, according to a recently released study by the Pacific Coast Collaborative (PCC).
The solar panel manufacturer Trina Solar Limited is turning the U.S. philanthropic community on its head with a little help from actor Patrick Dempsey. Dempsey, of the hit TV show Grey’s Anatomy, has lent his name to Trina’s new solar power initiative for schools, health clinics and other community service organizations. In the normal course … Continued
Researchers found a way to implant snails with biofuel cells that can produce enough electricity to power small circuits. These cyborg snails might possibly be used for military purposes, as living sensors or detectors.
The Environmental Defense Fund has been working with GE on Treasure Hunts, an approach to employee engagement that’s been proven to provide a significant return while also creating opportunities for employees to gain a stake in sustainability efforts.
Funds came from GM’s foundation, not GM the car company itself. This distinction is important, since in the interests of good governance, Mr Akerson is not permitted to sit on the board of the foundation as well as being CEO of General Motors. The point he wished to convey: GM itself is not culpable in funding climate change denial.
The dream of converting corn husks and other inedible crop waste into biofuel is about to be realized in a big way, now that the global corn ethanol company POET has just broken ground on its $250 million Project Liberty corn ethanol refinery in Emmetsburg, Iowa.
A few years ago, data center managers on the bleeding edge were talking about using outside air to cool servers. Now the race to net zero (net zero energy, net zero electricity or net zero carbon) has become more complex.
Renewable energy developer Burcote Wind has recently announced a £1bn investment in wind farm projects across Scotland which could create almost 600 jobs and power over half a million homes. The UK firm which has its headquarters in Dunfermline, plans to develop 10 wind farms at locations across Scotland. They are targeting a total installation of … Continued