By Guest Author on September 6, 2012
You don’t have to choose between solar panels and green roofs, there is actually a significant synergy going on between the two technologies.
By Silvio Marcacci on July 20, 2012
The United Kingdom has topped an energy efficiency ranking of the world’s 12 largest economies, while the United States placed a disappointing ninth overall, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The International Energy Efficiency Scorecard, the first-ever of its kind, analyzed nations collectively representing 78 percent of global gross domestic product, [...]
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By Gavin Hudson on June 1, 2012
This week, Green data center announced another potential solution to save energy: the world’s most powerful direct current (DC) data center. Since transforming energy between alternating current and direct current creates heat, Green has opted to run a portion of their servers purely on DC, reducing the transformation steps from around five to just two.
By Maria Surma Manka on April 3, 2012
USGS report says the “remarkable” increase in rate and magnitude of earthquakes in the continent’s interior is “almost certainly manmade” and likely caused by oil and gas drilling.
By The Guardian on March 26, 2012
As the Scottish referendum approaches, the debate on who wins control of the UK’s North Sea oil fields will be bitter, complex and potentially life-changing