Tagged: Green IT

Heating buildings with data centers 0

Heating buildings with data centers

The idea might seem a bit far-fetched but recovering the heat produced by data centers could heat buildings. However we have seen similar ideas are extremely cost efficient and environmentally friendly. To ExtremeTech :...

Great technologies for our computers 0

Great technologies for our computers

To Clean Technica : ” Samsung has developed a new computer that is solar-powered! The Samsung NC215S netbook it will be the first computer of its kind. The power will come from a solar panel...

How green is the iPhone ? 0

How green is the iPhone ?

This is the question one might ask as there are so many of them nowadays. Geekaphone answers this with a brilliant infographic by having a close look at its fabrication and lifecycle. Did you...

Green IT, the other cleantech 0

Green IT, the other cleantech

To Ashok Kamal in CleanTechies : ” In many academic, policy and business circles, the term “clean tech” is synonymous with renewable energy.” However under this term we can put among others electric cars...

The energy cost of our electronic devices 0

The energy cost of our electronic devices

The International Energy Agency issued a study – Gadgets and Gigawatts – on the energy consumption of the numerous mobile phones, mp3 players and other electronic devices. By 2030, they are due to consume...

Shuting down PCs at night could save billions 2

Shuting down PCs at night could save billions

An article on TreeHugger caught my attention as it explained that half US employees – and similar figures in other countries – don’t turn off their computers at the end of their work day....

Decreasing the energy use of the IT sector 0

Decreasing the energy use of the IT sector

By reading the UNEP feeds, I came across an interesting report on the huge possible energy and money savings in the information and communication sector. According to a new report by the Climate Group...