Green-IT

The most recent Green IT news from TechWeekEurope. As businesses move to cut energy costs and reduce emissions, we track the tech tools that enable you do achieve this, including data centre efficiency, systems management and carbon accounting

Tesla’s Musk Sees Chip Shortage Ending Next Year

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk sees chip constraints ending next year, as IDC projects 'normalisation' by mid-2022 – but others…

2 days ago

BT Pledges To Curb Carbon Emissions By 2030

Green pledge. UK telecoms giant BT brings forward its net zero carbon emission target from 2045 to 2030, and sets…

1 week ago

UK Government Holds Stakes In 158 Start-ups

British Business Bank which runs the Government's 'Future Fund' has provided funding of $1.1 billion and holds stakes in 158…

2 weeks ago

Climate Change: Is There a Tech Solution?

As COP26 in Glasgow approaches, how can technology help in the fight to reverse or at least reduce the long-term…

4 weeks ago

Amazon-Backed Electric Car Maker Rivian Files For IPO

Amazon-backed electric car start-up Rivian files for IPO, weeks ahead of delayed plans to deliver first pick-up trucks to customers

4 weeks ago

UK Government Sets Out Strategy For Green Hydrogen Sector

Hydrogen has long been touted as a better solution for green transportation among other uses, and now the government sets…

1 month ago

Tesla Hopes To Activate German Factory In October

Tesla Gigafactory near Berlin may launch operations in October, following bureaucratic and environmental delays – but final approval still pending

1 month ago

Dropbox Data Centres Achieves 100 Percent Renewable Energy Goal

Going green. Dropbox achieves a lower carbon footprint with news its data centres now run on 100 percent renewable energy

2 months ago

Amazon-Backed Rivian Raises Another $2.5bn From Investors

Electric vehicle start-up raises another $2.5bn from existing investors such as Amazon, as it looks to deliver first vehicles this…

2 months ago

Tesla To Open Supercharger Network To Other EVs

Elon Musk confirms he will open Tesla's DC fast-charging stations (Tesla Supercharger network) to other types of electric vehicles in…

2 months ago

Government £375m Fund For UK Tech Firm Growth

Government opens £375 million scheme to deliver funding for British startups including tech players, to bolster UK’s post-pandemic economy

2 months ago

Amazon-Backed Rivian Delays First Electric Vehicles

Start-up Rivian, backed by Amazon and Ford, delays first deliveries of R1T pickup truck and R1S SUV as pandemic disruption…

2 months ago

Cambridge Data Finds Bitcoin Miners Shifting Away From China

Bitcoin mining operations began shifting out of China even before country began crackdown earlier this year, while Kazakhstan and US…

2 months ago

Battery Gigafactory Planned For Coventry

Huge factory for electric car batteries near Coventry airport officially submitted, and could lead to creation of 6,000 jobs

2 months ago

ARM Touts Performance Per Watt As New ‘Moore’s Law’

Traditional Moore's Law is no longer relevant in today world's, argues ARM, and says 'performance per watt' is the better…

3 months ago

Tesla Powerwall Battery Production Slows Due To Chip Shortage

Elon Musk admits in court that Tesla cannot produce enough Powerwall batteries because of the ongoing global chip shortage

3 months ago

Foxconn In Talks With Wisconsin For EV Plant

Taiwanese iPhone maker Foxconn in talks with US state of Wisconsin to build electric vehicles on site of massive cancelled…

3 months ago

UK Introduces Right To Repair, Others To Follow

Last week the government introduced ‘right to repair’ legislation in the United Kingdom, to tackle the long standing e-waste issue

3 months ago

UK’s Most Powerful Supercomputer, Cambridge-1, Targets Healthcare

Nvidia's Cambridge-1 is now the UK's most powerful supercomputer, and will offer research capabilities for healthcare and AI

3 months ago

Jeff Bezos Steps Down As Amazon CEO

The king is dead, long live the king. Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos steps down today and is succeeded…

3 months ago

Mexico Bans Cryptocurrency Trades Or Services

Mexico's central bank and the country's finance ministry says financial institutions are not allowed to utilise cryptocurrencies

3 months ago

China’s Envision Invests In French EV Battery Factory

Investment by China's Envision AESC into electric vehicle battery factory in northern France could create at least 1,000 jobs initially

3 months ago

Amazon Signs 14 Renewable Energy Projects

E-commerce and cloud goliath Amazon signs 14 new renewable energy projects, as it races towards its 2025 renewable energy goal

3 months ago

Bitcoin Plummets To Below $30,000 Amid China Crackdown

Bitcoin digital currency falls below $30,000 in value on Tuesday for the first time since January, as China clampdown bites…

3 months ago

Google Opens Doors Of First Ever Retail Store

Google retail store in a trendy New York neighbourhood open doors for businesses, to showcase hardware devices and online services…

3 months ago

World Bank Rejects El Salvador Bitcoin Request

Crypto setback? World Bank refuses a formal request from El Salvador to assist with implementation of Bitcoin as legal tender

3 months ago

US Plans Boost For Electric Vehicle Battery Recycling

US administration reportedly planning to invest in more recycling to recover minerals and reduce demand for new copper, lithium, cobalt…

4 months ago

Tesla Recalls Cars, And Confirms Battery Deal With Australia

Electric car giant recalls 6,000 cars in the United States, and confirms $1 billion a year battery material purchase from…

4 months ago

Bitcoin Heads For Worst Slide In Nearly 10 Years

Bitcoin loses nearly 40 percent of value this month over regulatory and environmental concerns, in worst performance since September 2011

4 months ago

Police Raid Bitcoin Mining Operation

West Midland police raid industrial estate location stealing electricity on a drugs warrant, but location was mining cryptocurrency, not growing…

4 months ago