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.
- Australia’s First Floating Solar Power PlantConstruction is about to begin on Australia’s first floating solar power plant. The 3.5 megawatt plant, in Jamestown in mid-north South Australia, is expected to be operational in by early April. The plant is being built bu Infratech Industries which has tested floating solar power plants in countries such as France and South Korea. The […]
- Solar Rebates for Melbourne BusinessesThe City of Melbourne has launched a Commercial Solar Rebate Initiative to help businesses save energy and reduce carbon emissions. Under the scheme, rebates of between $2,000 and $4,000 will be available to businesses installing a minimum 10 kilowatt solar PV system. Applications must be made by June 12th. As well as the rebates, the […]
- Carnegie Wave Commences Next StageWave energy developer, Carnegie Wave Energy, has announced that it has made significant commercial and technical progress with its CETO 6 Project, to be located off Garden Island, Western Australia. This follows closely on the official opening of the CETO 5 project which is now exporting electricity to the Western Australian power grid. The CETO […]