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SKGoldHosting buys renewable energy credits

Canadian web hosting provider SkGold Hosting has purchased renewable energy credits as part of its new green strategy to reduce using fossil fuels. Annually data centers consume more energy than most countries, according to the company’s estimates.

IBM adds partnerships to increase DC energy efficiency

IBM has made the announcement at Gartner’s 28th Annual Data Center Conference that it has extended and added new partnerships for increasing energy efficiency, which will in return provide their clients with more flexible options in optimizing the cost of data centers. Anixter, CommScope, Eaton Corporation, and Vette Corp are some of the companies that […]

Codero buys renewable energy credits

Codero has purchased renewable energy credits to offset its electricity use. The credits, which total 12,600MW hours, were brought from Ecoelectrons Renewable Energy. With this purchase, the web hosting provider has become a member of Green-e Energy’s Marketplace program, one of the benefits of which is the ability to place the Green-e logo on company’s […]

VMware builds green facility, releases SRM 4

Virtualization software maker VMware has announced the opening of its first “green” data center, located in East Wenatchee, Washington. While details of the data center were not offered with the press release, previous reports indicate that the building occupies anywhere between 61,000 and 100,000 square feet. This announcement coincided nicely with VMware’s revealing of an […]

Fortune Data Centers receives incentive award

Fortune Data Centers received an incentive award worth $900,000 from PG&E due to improvements in energy efficiency that it set in its green data center launched four months ago. An independent engineering firm provided Fortune and PG&E estimates of energy savings.

BounceWeb buys Renewable Energy Certificates

Houston-based web host BounceWeb has purchased Renewable Energy Certificates. With this purchase, it will be able to support the production of 6,000 kilowatt-hours of energy that is renewable. The company’s purchases last month are equivalent to 9,414 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions.

Carbon calculator for data centers

A new online tool have been launched that lets managers of North American data centers check how much free cooling is available. With free cooling, the lifespan of data center facilities could extend. It can also reduce energy consumption and related costs. A “carbon calculator” tool was released by Rackspace two months ago.

AtMail looking for green energy

Software developer AtMail, on a mission to provide each of its offices with its own power by the end of 2010, has enlisted SolarQuip to help achieve the milestone. By installing the solar array, the power system can potentially generate approximately 3.6 kWh per day.

EvoSwitch data center lowers their energy bill

EvoSwitch has reduced the average PUE, Power Usage Effectiveness, of its facilities by 0.2 which is a 20 percent increase in energy saving compared to a traditional data center. The actual values of their PUE reduced from 1.8 to 1.6. In comparison, a traditional data centers have a PUE of over 3.0. EvoSwitch’s data center […]

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