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Energy supply challenges to cause industry rethink - Nutanix
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Nutanix has released a forecast for the 2023 IT landscape, predicting organisations will rethink their infrastructure models in response to global energy supply issues.
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Honeywell named Frankston facility services provider
Wed 6 Jul 2022
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Honeywell has been named the joint facility services provider for Frankston Hospital’s AU$1.1 billion redevelopment.
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Power at the edge: the role of data centers in sustainability
Mon 9 May 2022
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The Singaporean moratorium on new data center projects was recently lifted, with one of the conditions being an increased focus on power efficiency and sustainability.
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70% better 5G power consumption with hardware optimisation
Fri 8 Apr 2022
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ABI Research has found that hardware optimisation promises up to 70% improvement in 5G power consumption as networks reach scale in many developed nations.
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Using technology in business to reach sustainability goals
Tue 8 Mar 2022
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Organisations can look to their technology architecture for ways to save energy and reduce their impact in an effort to reach net-zero carbon emissions.
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Equinix opens doors to its fifth IBX data center in Singapore
Thu 26 Aug 2021
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The first phase of SG5 spans more than 3,970 square meters with a capacity of 1,300 cabinets - but it will soon be much larger.
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Achieving energy efficiency in a 5G world
Fri 26 Mar 2021
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The next decade is critical to curbing energy use and carbon emissions. With 5G is in its infancy, deploying the technology in a way that protects the environment and promotes long-term sustainability will be crucial.
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University commits 10 years to uncovering 'data centre of the future'
Thu 4 Feb 2021
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Researchers say about 1% of the world’s energy is used to power data centres - but that number will climb to as much as 8% by 2030.
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Euro data center & cloud providers commit to climate neutrality by 2030
Wed 27 Jan 2021
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The initiative is called the Climate Neutral Data Centre pact and is entirely self-regulated by its signatories.
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AWS and Vector continue development of New Energy Platform
Tue 20 Oct 2020
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The initial focus of the NEP is to collect and analyse data from more than 1.6 million IoT-connected Vector advanced meters that gather information on energy consumption and network performance across ANZ.
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Schneider brings AI to fight against energy consumption
Wed 23 Sep 2020
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The investment into adding AI-assisted advising to its energy and sustainability services aims to promote efficiency and a total reduction of clients’ emissions.
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Google commits to 24/7 carbon-free energy by 2030
Wed 16 Sep 2020
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Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pinchai says the world must act now if it has any hope avoiding the worst climate change effects.
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Google unveils ambitious plan for '24/7 carbon-free data centres'
Thu 23 Apr 2020
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The company says it has deployed a system for its largest data centres to shift the timing of many compute tasks to when low-carbon power sources, like wind and solar, are most plentiful. 
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Shell co-develops liquid immersion cooling fluid with Asperitas
Mon 2 Mar 2020
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According to Shell, the fluid is specifically designed to reduce energy costs and emissions due to its properties in thermodynamics, cooling efficiency, and emissions.
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Honeywell launches ML solution to reduce buildings' energy consumption
Fri 28 Feb 2020
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Machine learning autonomously adjusts building energy settings to deliver up to 10% energy savings, says Honeywell.
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DigiPlex study finds consumers want eco-labelling on digital services
Tue 19 Nov 2019
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This would mean that data centre operators would be held accountable for their energy use and climate impact.
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TCO certifications to tackle data center sustainability
Fri 30 Aug 2019
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Data centers require more energy than ever – and many products also have adverse effects on human health throughout the supply chain, as well as safety concerns and human rights violations.
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NEC introduces new warranty to optimise value for energy storage customers
Tue 18 Jun 2019
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Customers need to understand how a system's energy storage capacity degrades or fades so that they can predict the life and performance of the system.
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Europe’s data centres need more brains than brawn to tackle energy efficiency
Sat 7 Jul 2018
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Honeywell's Daniela Pandrea delves into the issues around data centre energy efficiency and asserts the solution is really quite simple.
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Free run over for energy companies as Government tightens reins
Fri 25 May 2018
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To ensure consumers aren’t paying more for their energy than they need to, the Government has launched an investigation.
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12v vs. 48v: Calculating the energy savings of OCP-style PSUs
Fri 25 May 2018
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12V has been the standard output for power supplies, but recently we’re seeing 48V, with claims of much higher overall efficiency.
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Exclusive interview: SAS, data analytics and the politics of energy
Tue 3 Apr 2018
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"What the industry has to do now is go and inspire the next generation with the big problems, and tell them to clean it up."
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$240m Singapore data center sets the bar high for energy efficiency & security
Wed 21 Mar 2018
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“As data centers generally consume large amounts of energy, we set ourselves a target – to obtain the highest Green Mark award from BCA."
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Australia’s utilities sector must innovate to tackle energy poverty
Fri 16 Mar 2018
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Energy poverty affects over 42,000 families in Australia, namely indigenous Australians, pensioners and low-income families.
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