Green Technology

Supermicro report highlights environmental impact of data centres

Super Micro Computer, Inc, a global leader in enterprise computing, storage, networking solutions and green computing technology, has released its first annual Data Centers and The Environment survey report. The rapid growth of large-scale data centres brings both business and environmental challenges to data centre managers. The report is targeted to help data centre managers […]

Companies sign landmark agreement of 400 MW PV project in Spain

Sungrow, a global-leading inverter solution supplier for renewables announced it has supplied its 1500V inverters, including a complete local medium voltage solution, to a 400 MW solar PV installation. Solaria Energía y Medio Ambiente has already started the construction of the first parks located in Cáceres, Valladolid, Salamanca, Toledo, Cuenca and Huesca. The generated electricity […]

Renewable energy projects to provide electricity to 2.4 million people

Hundreds of thousands of people in sub-Saharan Africa will get access to electricity for the first time thanks to an extra £100 million of funding from the UK government. The new investment triples funds for the Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP), to support up to 40 more renewable energy projects over the next five years. […]

Siemens Gamesa to supply SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has received the order for the 487 MW SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium from customer Seamade NV. It includes supply and commissioning of 58 units of the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine and a 17-year Service agreement. The project consists of the two combined sites: Seastar, a […]

Fujitsu powers near-zero emissions data centre inside wind turbine

Fujitsu server and storage technology is powering one of the world’s first near-zero emissions data centres located inside a wind turbine in Germany. Part of the WindCORES initiative from German electricity provider, WestfalenWIND IT, the new hosting solution enables Fujitsu SELECT Partner Green IT – Das Systemhaus (Green IT) to offer highly sustainable and cost-effective […]

EDP Renováveis opens new wind farm in Galicia, Spain

EDP Renováveis has opened a new wind farm in Galicia, Northern Spain, increasing the company’s installed capacity within the region, to 281MW. Muxia wind farm comprises 34 wind turbines with 2MW each, which makes for a total of 68MW of installed power capacity – enough to supply around 70,000 homes per year. The opening of […]

EDF Energy launches competitive home battery system for solar PV

EDF Energy, through a new partnership with Powervault, is offering existing solar PV owners the chance to earn more from their systems by purchasing one of the most advanced and cost effective home battery systems on the market at a heavily discounted price when they sign up to EDF Energy grid services. Compatible with any […]

eMotorWerks and EO Charging partner to deliver electric vehicle charger

eMotorWerks, a subsidiary of Enel’s advanced energy services global business, line Enel X, and a leading provider of intelligent and cloud-connected smart-grid charging solutions, and EO Charging, one of the UK’s leading domestic and fleet EV charging manufacturers, have partnered to launch the UK’s and Europe’s smartest home charger. This new solution will integrate eMotorWerks’ […]

Mercedes-Benz supplies first fully electrical urban bus

Mercedes‑Benz has delivered the first series production model of an urban bus with a fully electrical driving system to the public transport company, Hochbahn AG, in Hamburg. It’s part of an order for 20 eCitaro buses. Till Oberwörder, Head of Daimler Buses, said: “The Mercedes‑Benz eCitaro is advancing electromobility.” Oberwörder handed over the first Mercedes-Benz […]

DigiPlex takes lead in world’s coolest data centre market

An IDG Connect survey of 300 senior decision makers across Sweden and Norway has revealed DigiPlex as the most recognised brand in one of the world’s most active and attractive markets for international data centre investment. The survey, which gathered the opinions of CEOs, CFOs and CIOs, revealed the best recognised data centre brands in […]