The Green Grid consortium, which developed the widely-used PUE metric for measuring energy efficiency in data centers, is developing two more metrics to address carbon emissions and water usage, it said Thursday.
Australian company, Carbon Revolution, is already taking advantage of federal government financial incentives to encourage the development of clean technologies, with the commercialisation of the world’s first one piece carbon fibre automotive wheel.
The energy we use in our homes is responsible for one quarter of the carbon emissions in the UK - and that's a lot of emissions. Of course, few of us can wipe out our carbon footprint completely, but we can all make our homes more energy efficient. It not only helps save the planet, it can save money, too.
The man behind the Carbon for Android Twitter client, M.Saleh Esmaeili, has announced the client has hit the wall in terms of Twitter API tokens. This was not an entirely unexpected move for Twitter which continues to limit access to its platform by developers of alternative clients.
Technology companies are not just making their products less carbon-intensive; they are also increasingly designing products to improve energy efficiency in the industries that they serve, according to the latest in a series of Greenpeace ratings of the sector's energy practices.