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How the power crisis will foster UPS opportunities
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data centre operators
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Understanding the key variables and specific goals for individual data centre operators or customer requirements will provide a clear decision-making process to guard against business collapse.
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Hands-on review: EcoFlow River Mini Portable Power station
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We get hands-on with an extremely versatile and useful portable power source from EcoFlow.
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Solar energy expansion is heading sky high
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power / energy
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energy efficient
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telstra ventures
As solar energy and storage becomes the cheapest and most resilient source of energy around the world, millions of businesses are gearing up to participate in the transition away from fossil fuels.
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Hands-on review: EcoFlow River Pro Portable Power station
Thu, 9th Jun 2022
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We get hands-on with an extremely versatile device that every remote worker or outdoor enthusiast should consider.
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Alibaba’s Cainiao Network uses solar power for warehouses
Wed, 20th Apr 2022
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china
Alibaba Group's logistic arm Cainiao Network has installed 100,000m2 of solar panels on its warehouses so far in its push to build a global green supply chain
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Edge Centres to construct second Victoria data centre in Traralgon
Tue, 12th Oct 2021
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solar power
Edge Centres CEO and founder Jonathan Eaves says that the Traralgon data centre is key to its network deployment across Melbourne and Sydney.
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Edge Centres lodges development approval for solar-power edge data center site Australia
Mon, 13th Sep 2021
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hybrid cloud
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data centre maintenance / management
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edge data centre
According to Edge Centres CEO and founder Jonathan Eaves, development approval is an important step in kicking off the company’s deployment in Australia.
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Iridium launches solution to enhance IoT tracking and asset management
Wed, 6th Jan 2021
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connectivity
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The Iridium Edge Solar, a secure, maintenance-free, solar-powered remote asset tracking and management device, is now commercially available.
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Amazon commits to five new utility-scale solar projects
Mon, 25th May 2020
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amazon
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renewable energy
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solar power
The projects in China, Australia, and the U.S. will total 615 MWh. Comes as Amazon criticised for conditions and lack of paid sick leave in U.S.
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Singtel installs thousands of solar panels on Bedok data center
Wed, 29th Apr 2020
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data center management
The panels will provide 10% of the data center’s energy needs, or 2059 MWh of clean energy per year. For reference, that is the equivalent of 462 four-room apartments per month.
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Data centre titans blazing green energy trail – AWS under fire
Thu, 28th Mar 2019
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microsoft
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apple
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cloud
Data from Cloudscene has revealed tech giants like Google and Apple are setting a precedent in renewable energy, but AWS has come under fire.
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Microsoft bolsters green portfolio with 74MW solar investment
Fri, 8th Mar 2019
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cloud
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public cloud
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microsoft
The tech giant’s latest investment brings its total renewable energy portfolio to more than 1.3 gigawatts.
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TechOne bringing solar lights to students in need
Tue, 19th Feb 2019
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charity
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csr
The company is partnering with charity SolarBuddy to bring solar-powered lights to children in energy poverty to alleviate study stress after dark.
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Google makes its first ever renewable energy investment in Asia
Mon, 28th Jan 2019
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This week Google announced that it is making a huge investment in renewable energy in Asia with a huge solar farm in Taiwan.
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Digital Realty wins U.S. efficiency rating and commits to solar
Fri, 21st Dec 2018
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
In a time where the environmental impact of data centres is under the spotlight, Digital Realty has just announced a new sustainability achievement.
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Facebook seals 20 year deal to supply Singapore data centre with solar power
Wed, 19th Sep 2018
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facebook
After recently announcing its plans for the largest data centre Singapore has ever seen, Facebook has revealed its first renewable energy partner in Asia.
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HPE and TACC build the world’s first solar-powered supercomputer
Mon, 6th Aug 2018
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data centre cooling
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data centre maintenance / management
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hpe
Hikari also leverages the Apollo 8,000 warm water cooling system.
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Facebook commits to 100% solar power for data center campus
Thu, 19th Jul 2018
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data centre operators
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facebook
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renewable energy
"We are committed to supporting 100% renewable energy, and we are thrilled to have found a solution for our first data center."
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Mercury acquires stake in Tilt Renewables after poor wind conditions drive FY loss
Mon, 14th May 2018
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renewable energy
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solar power
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mercury
Tilt Renewables’ FY18 loss compares to a $16.4 million profit the year before.
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The story of a solar-powered plane that travelled around the world
Wed, 2nd May 2018
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cartech
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solar power
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evs
Point of No Return is the behind the scenes documentary of the world’s first solar-powered flight around the world.
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Exclusive interview: SAS, data analytics and the politics of energy
Tue, 3rd Apr 2018
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
"What the industry has to do now is go and inspire the next generation with the big problems, and tell them to clean it up."
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Microsoft pushes India towards climate change goals with new solar energy deal
Wed, 7th Mar 2018
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“Investing in local solar energy to help power our new Bangalore office building is good for Microsoft, good for India and good for the environment."
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Big step forward for Singapore's solar energy market as Microsoft signs new deal
Tue, 6th Mar 2018
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sustainable it
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microsoft
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data centre maintenance / management
Microsoft says this is the first rooftop solar portfolio in the country focused on serving data center energy consumption.
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Can a pizza box be used to harness the power of the sun?
Thu, 1st Mar 2018
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education
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3d printing
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data centre maintenance / management
Genesis Energy believes that its Energising Young Minds competition will help school students learn to enjoy STEM subjects.
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