The system, deployed at the Leibniz Supercomputing Center in Munich, operates using 40 percent less energy than comparable air-cooled systems.
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Climate Corp.'s software uses analytics and modeling to predict the impact of local weather on farmers' profits. So far, the company has raised more than $110 million.
The mobile unit is designed to provide enough charge in 10 minutes for an EV to drive to the next permanent charging station.
The cloud-based data analysis service is intended to help facility managers predict and avoid costly peak demand energy pricing scenarios.
The new battery technology promises better performance in extreme weather conditions, without requiring additional cooling or heating systems.
Early research suggest that there may be enough ambient light underwater for electronic sensors and other autonomous systems to run off solar technology.
The fate of the production tax credit, which applies to wind-generated power, is caught up in now-habitual Washington deadlock.
The green technology ratings organization plans to use the IEEE 1680 standards as the basis for assessing imaging devices.
Close to 80 percent of plug-in electric vehicles are being outfitted with technologies for providing traffic updates, weather data and other content.
The university has deployed approximately 1 megawatt of capacity in containers, a move that could help it save $50,000 in energy costs per month of its legacy design.
Solar Impulse lands in Morocco after two-leg journey from Switzerland, highlighting the latter country's solar ambitions.
The chipmaker's update on greenhouse gas emissions demonstrates how difficult they are to manage in the face of fluctuating production conditions.
Device can be paired with up to three different mobile devices, including Macintosh computers, iPads and iPhones.
IBM business intelligence software is helping waste management company Recology make decisions to improve the efficiency of collection and processing efforts.
Demo project with SoCalGas will use solar energy to power energy generation and to run chillers and air-conditioners.