Posts tagged Energy Consumption

Google Reveals Energy Consumption Numbers

September 12th, 2011

Google recently disclosed that it continuously uses enough electricity to power 200,000 homes. Google’s data centers around the world continuously draw almost 260 million watts — about a quarter of the output of a nuclear…read more

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20 MW Flywheel Frequency Regulation Plant Nears Completion

December 27th, 2010

Beacon Power Corporation has made substantial progress toward completion and partial start-up of the 20-megawatt (MW) flywheel frequency regulation plant the company is building in Stephentown, N.Y. More than 10 MW of energy storage capacity…read more

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Computers that Recycle Energy among Top IT Innovations

December 27th, 2010

Computers that can recycle energy are among the scenarios IBM Corp. predicts over the next five years as part of its annual “Next Five in Five” year-end innovations report based on technologies being developed in…read more

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ElectronicsCooling Winter 2010 Issue

December 6th, 2010

Don’t miss out on the Winter 2010 issue of ElectronicsCooling, which includes a sneak peek at SEMI-THERM 27, feature articles on open bath immersion cooling, and energy consumption of data centers, as well as technical…read more

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Making Sure Your Chips Don’t Burn

September 28th, 2010

Researchers at the Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork in Ireland have found a new way of cooling semiconductors in computers, mobiles and games consoles to improve their performance and reduce energy consumption. Most…read more

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Report: LED Lights to Capture 50 Percent of Market by 2020

May 25th, 2010

A new report finds that the market for light-emitting diodes (LEDs) is set to grow substantially in the next 10 years, surpassing even compact fluorescent lightbulbs as an energy-efficient lighting option. By 2020, LEDs will cover…read more

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Department of Energy announces $100 million for innovative research projects

March 30th, 2010

At the inaugural ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced $100 million in Recovery Act funding will be made available to accelerate innovation in green technology, increase America’s competitiveness and create new…read more

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en Route to a Greener Thermal Technology

February 1st, 2008

It’s no surprise. Power levels in the data center keep rising. In fact, the cost of powering the computers in the data center is beginning to exceed the cost of the computers themselves. The computer…read more

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