Tag Archive for 'data centre'

FIT4Green plug-in reduces data centre energy use over 20 percent

September 21st, 2012 by Technical Research Centre of Finland

The FIT4Green project has produced an energy-aware plug-in that reduces data centre energy consumption by more than 20%. ICT as a whole is responsible for about 2% of global CO2 emissions, which is equivalent to the global CO2 emissions of aviation. Data centres are a significant part of ICT. The energy related costs total over […]

Is mineral oil one answer to reducing Guernsey’s data centre electricity use?

May 5th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Green Revolution Cooling uses a white mineral oil to cool computer servers. Sometime ago the energy cost of running a data centre over the life of the equipment overtook the hardware cost of the equipment. Computer servers produce copious amounts of heat, which has to be removed from the servers to allow them to function […]

The Benefit of Green Information Technology in Guernsey

October 25th, 2010 by Robert Childs

Within the last few years people have come to realise that green issues are important if we are to have a planet left for our next generation. So somehow we have to find ways to reduce the amount of energy we consume, both at home and in the workplace that will reduce our carbon footprint […]