Green IT

IBM Pledges ‘Net Zero’ Greenhouse Emissions By 2030

Big Blue going green. IBM announces 2030 target, and becomes one of 20 new companies to join the 'Climate Pledge'…

1 week ago

Stop Streaming In Ultra HD On Phones To Save Planet, Scientists Warn

Boffins at UK Royal Society use mobile users to avoid streaming in unnecessarily high-resolutions in order to cut emmissions

3 months ago

Microsoft Raises Orkney Undersea Data Centre

Up she rises! Microsoft’s moonshot project to build more environmentally sustainable data centres under the ocean is deemed successful

6 months ago

Apple Pledges To Be Carbon Neutral By 2030

Green pledge sees Apple join other tech firms such as Microsoft and Amazon, by pledging to not to add carbon…

7 months ago

Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion To Fight Climate Change

Amazon founder and one of the world's richest men has pledged $10 billion in order to fight the “biggest threat…

1 year ago

EU Approves 3.2bn Euro Subsidy For Battery Research

European Commission gives go-ahead to massive investment aimed at building an EU battery industry to support electric vehicles

1 year ago

Researchers Develop Autonomous Drone For Wind Farm Inspections

New technology reduces need to ferry human technicians out to offshore wind farms, potentially resulting in significant cost savings for…

1 year ago

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Pledges To Be Carbon Neutral By 2040

Environmental pledge from CEO, as staff stage walkout at Seattle HQ in protest at Amazon's green record

1 year ago

Apple To Use Recycled Rare Earth Elements In iPhones

Good for the planet and good for the trade war. Apple agrees deal to reuse recycled rare earth elements

1 year ago

Government’s Smart Meter Deadline Will Be Missed, Warns NAO

Troubled smart metre rollout in the UK unlikely to meet its 2020 deadline for installation in every home

2 years ago

Microsoft Cheyenne Data Centre Shifts To Wind Power

The Wyoming facility is to rely entirely on energy from three nearby wind projects

4 years ago

Self-Assembling AI Data Centre Software Boosts Server Efficiency And Saves Energy

Researchers at University of Lancaster’s Data Science Institute have created REx, a smart self-assembling software system aimed for use in…

4 years ago

Panasonic Shows Off Thin, Flexible Battery

The flexible battery could be used for gadgets carried in wallets or worn on the body

4 years ago

Energy Sector Is A ‘Prime Target’ For Cyber Attacks

Cyber attacks against energy companies have risen massively, with the industry a prime target for attackers

4 years ago

Former Steel Town Redcar Gets £100m Data Centre

Hundreds recently lost their jobs in Redcar, and the new data centre will be built on the former ICI Wilton…

5 years ago

Ten British Startups Pushing Boundaries In Green Technology

From electric vehicle charging to turning coffee beans into fuel, here are some of the most innovative and successful green…

5 years ago

Google Uses DeepMind AI To Slash Data Centre Energy Use

Artificial intelligence platforms predicts power needed for cooling, resulting in 40 percent energy saving

5 years ago

Google Buys 236MW Of Wind Energy From Sweden and Norway

Google wants more of its European operations to be powered by clean energy

5 years ago

Board Room Data Centre Efficiency Discussions Are ‘Not Happening’

The Green Grid says that important conversations about keeping data centres green are still not hitting the top brass

5 years ago

Apple Plans Renewable Energy Sale With New Company

Apple Energy will offload excess renewable energy from solar farms to sell directly to customers

5 years ago

Local Authorities Clueless About PC Energy Consumption

FOI request reveals that majority of London local authorities are entirely unaware of their IT power usage

5 years ago

Mozilla Adds Synced Tabs And Android Data Saving Options In Firefox 47

Mozilla improves security, data efficiency and usability in Firefox 47, available for desktop and Android

5 years ago

Singapore Tests Data Centres At 30 Degrees In 90 Percent Humidity

'Tropical Data Centre' trial will test how data centres can run at higher temperatures, saving costs through reduced cooling demands

5 years ago

Microsoft Raises Data Centre Renewable Energy Targets

Microsoft commits to reducing reliance on carbon offset certificates and aims to boost direct renewable energy use for the future

5 years ago

London And Bristol Named UK’s Top Smart Cities

London and Bristol named as leaders in Huawei report, with Birmingham, Glasgow and others declared 'contenders' with successful digital projects

5 years ago

Mayor Of London 2016: Zac Goldsmith Urges Tech Not To Jeopardise Status Quo

Conservative candidate Zac Goldsmith promises to continue Boris Johnson's legacy with pro-tech policies, green tech hub, and broadband in tube…

5 years ago

Mayor Of London 2016: Green Party’s Sian Berry Knows Tech Issues ‘First Hand’

Green Party candidate Sian Berry explains to TechWeekEurope how she would promote the tech sector, diversity within IT and use…

5 years ago

Researchers Tout Coal As Key Element In Future Electronics

As world moves away from burning coal, US scientists develop way to make electronics from the fossil fuel

5 years ago

Will Apple’s Data Centre Really Increase Ireland’s Electricity Consumption By 8 Percent?

Documents sent to Galway County Council estimate Apple's Ireland data centre would dramatically increase Ireland's electricity consumption, but are the…

5 years ago

Facebook Is Doubling The Size Of Its Irish Data Centre

Facebook's County Meath data centre gets extension approval as work starts on 621,000 sq ft site

5 years ago