“At Apple …100 percent of its server farms and headquarters are on renewables, and they’re on the way to 100 percent for the company.” Former Vice President Al Gore, Washington Post, August 21, 2013
This summer saw another iconic milestone in building out the world’s wireless mobile Internet. Europe’s Arctic Circle is now home to Facebook’s third data center, its first outside the U.S. The one million square foot facility will ultimately use 120 MW.
Some anniversaries pass with little fanfare. The Altos, the world’s first personal computer, was invented 40 years ago by Xerox at their Silicon Valley PARC research labs. Seeing it inspired Steve Jobs to create the epoch-changing Mac which led in turn to the proliferation of billions of computers around the globe.
We have recently completed a comprehensive review and analysis of the technical literature relating to the current and future state of electric demand associated with the global information-communications-technology (ICT) ecosystem.
Herein a brief overview and summary from our new report.
Real Clear Energy Print publications go out of business because the well of subscribers willing to pay for paper by snail-mail dries up. But it's rare for an on-line publication to close down because the well of ideas and content dries up. But this month the iconic blog The Oil Drum, announcedit's shutting down because of…
Investors Business Daily President Obama's speech at Georgetown University last week provided clarity, if there was ever any doubt, as to why the administration equivocates on approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, heel-drags on permits for natural gas exports and restricts federal lands from hydrocarbon development. The president is doubling-down on policies unfriendly (to put…