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Sustainability
Google unveils ambitious plan for '24/7 carbon-free data centres'
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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Hybrid Cloud
Asia Pacific’s accelerating need to optimise IT infrastructure
Optimising data centre resources means you can use them to improve IT capacity, paving the way for new services operating at greater efficiency.  
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Power / Energy
Shell co-develops liquid immersion cooling fluid with Asperitas
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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Machine learning
Honeywell launches ML solution to reduce buildings' energy consumption
Machine learning autonomously adjusts building energy settings to deliver up to 10% energy savings, says Honeywell.
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Sustainability
HPE enters Swiss efficiency alliance
Hewlett Packard Enterprise has entered into an alliance to launch a first-of-its-kind data center efficiency label, designed to decarbonise data centers and significantly reduce their energy consumption.
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Power / Energy
Swiss lead charge on data centre efficiency certification
HPE, academia and industry have launched a data centre efficiency label to decarbonise data centres and significantly reduce their energy consumption.
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Power / Energy
Data center operators missing out on energy savings - Supermicro report
The survey found that 86% of businesses don’t consider the environmental impact of their facilities to be an important factor for their data centers.
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Internet of Things
Australian IoT company wins international contract
Buddy Technologies has licensed its software suite to Hong Kong-based Eastfield Lighting.
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Power / Energy
DigiPlex study finds consumers want eco-labelling on digital services
This would mean that data centre operators would be held accountable for their energy use and climate impact.
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Power / Energy
NEXTDC's S1 data centre gains 5-star NABERS rating
The S1 Sydney data centre is one of only two data centre facilities in Australia to receive the NABERS 5-star rating for energy efficiency – the other is NEXTDC’s Melbourne M1 facility.
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Power / Energy
CyrusOne updates outlook for Frankfurt data centre
CyrusOne has revealed details about the first phase of its newest data centre, which is being constructed in Frankfurt, Germany.
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Power / Energy
NEC introduces new warranty to optimise value for energy storage customers
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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Power / Energy
Datacenter.com recognised for EU energy efficiency
“Energy efficiency is an important objective and commitment for Datacenter.com, not just an empty slogan."
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Artificial Intelligence
Robots could help Aussie businesses save more than $100 million in energy costs
"For companies managing multiple sites in multiple locations around the country the focus needs to shift away from just saving money.”
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Power / Energy
Vertiv unveils new solution to drastically curb DC energy costs
The company asserts implementing the new UPS solution could save over US$230,000 in energy costs over five years.
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Power / Energy
Hylan wins bid for DataGryd's MegaSuite 6 project
After a stringent evaluation process, Hylan won the contract for Lower Manhattan’s largest new data center currently underway.
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Power / Energy
How Renesas aims to simplify building automation
“With the trend toward energy efficiency and green design of commercial buildings, the challenge of renovating existing facilities is growing."
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Data Centre Operators
Interview: Next steps needed in data centre energy efficiency
SPIE UK's Peter Westwood shares what needs to be done to make the vision of a data-driven world more sustainable.
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Power / Energy
Interview: Emerging trends for a sustainable data centre industry
SPIE UK's Peter Westwood discusses the various technologies emerging both now and in the future to boost energy efficiency among data centres.
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Cloud
Blockchain companies revolutionise electric power
Blockchain may be the ‘missing link’ that could transform the electric power industry and leave traditional business models in the dust.
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Disaster Recovery
Lynx and Teledyne e2v reduce time & risk for safety certifiable PowerPC system development
The new development platform is designed to reduce risk and time needed to certify safety-critical power applications.
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Sustainability
Digital Realty wins U.S. efficiency rating and commits to solar
In a time where the environmental impact of data centres is under the spotlight, Digital Realty has just announced a new sustainability achievement.
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Sustainability
Report: Bulk of data centre managers don’t care about environment
This week Supermicro released its first annual report detailing the environmental impact of today’s cloud-scale data centres.
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Network Infrastructure
Fujitsu’s WA data centre undergoing efficiency upgrade
Fujitsu's Malaga data centre in Perth has hit a four-star rating from National Australia Built Environment Rating System (NABERS).