Google says that its data centres use half the energy of a typical data centre. This is achieved through simple energy saving methods including siting of the data centre, efficient temperature management and reductions in residual energy loss.
- ARENA Funding for Off-grid, Renewable Energy Suburb Feasibility StudyBrookfield Energy Australia is to receive $442,000 from ARENA towards an initial study into the possibility of the new Huntlee residential development in the Hunter Valley being built off-the-grid and powered by renewable energy. Continue reading »
- Study Finds No Net Benefit from Bike HelmetsCanadian study finds no difference in head injury rates between the provinces where helmets are compulsory and those in which they are not. Continue reading »
- CSIRO Study Shows That Strong Environmental Policies Would Benefit the EconomyResearchers at the CSIRO have published the results of a major study in the journal Nature which combines nine different economic and environmental models to examine twenty different possible in which Australia could develop 2050. Many of the 20 scenarios would produce substantial progress towards sustainable prosperity. Continue reading »