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May 16, 2017
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Storing Solar Power Increases Energy Consumption and Emissions, Study Finds

AUSTIN, Texas — Homes with solar panels do not require on-site storage to reap the biggest economic and environmental benefits of solar energy, according to research from the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. In … Continue reading

December 18, 2012
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German Manufacturer Reduces Energy Consumption by 80% with IBM Mainframe

ARBURG selects IBM infrastructure to make better use of its data, stay ahead of the competition Loßburg/Ehningen – 18 Dec 2012: IBM today announced that ARBURG GmbH + Co KG, a leading manufacturer of injection molding machines used to make … Continue reading

October 28, 2012
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Elevated Indoor Carbon Dioxide Impairs Decision-Making Performance

Berkeley Lab scientists surprised to find significant adverse effects of CO2 on human decision-making performance. Overturning decades of conventional wisdom, researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have found that moderately high indoor concentrations of … Continue reading

June 18, 2012
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First Commercial IBM Hot-Water Cooled Supercomputer to Consume 40% Less Energy

Leibniz’s “SuperMUC” named Europe’s fastest supercomputer MUNICH – 18 Jun 2012: The Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ), in collaboration with IBM, today announced the world’s first commercially available hot-water cooled supercomputer, a powerful, high-performance system designed to help researchers and industrial … Continue reading

January 11, 2012
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Tom Hanks and Yahoo! Are ‘Electric’ at CES

*Yahoo! to be the First Online Broadcast Partner for Hanks’ Groundbreaking Futuristic Series ‘Electric City’ from Playtone and Reliance Entertainment* LAS VEGAS — Yahoo! the premier digital media company, and Reliance Entertainment, announced this evening that they have joined forces … Continue reading

October 4, 2010
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Berkeley Lab Creates New Energy Model for Chinese Cities

To tally the energy consumption of a city, the usual method is to add up all the energy used by residents—when they drive their car or turn on the air-conditioning—plus all the energy consumed by commercial buildings and industries in … Continue reading