Smart Street Lighting Reduces Energy Consumption in Spanish Cities


8 Spanish cities cut energy consumption by 64% with smart street lighting Smart Cities Council, February 13, 2015 Eight Spanish cities reduced their electricity consumption by 64% and saved over 4,300 tonnes of C02 in 2014, thanks to efficient street lighting systems and technologies that both cut costs and benefit the environment. According to Council … Read more

Increased Data Crunching Drives More Energy Use


Big data’s dirty little secret: a burning need for data center efficiency Greentech Lead, February 11, 2015 The recent technology trends shows that big data and the Internet Of Things (IoT) promises to improve the level of information but they have an under-appreciated downside to them as it adds energy consumption in data centers. For … Read more

Energy Efficiency Gains Surpass Fuel Consumption

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Energy efficiency gains are surpassing fuel consumption in some countries, according to a report released today (8 October) by the International Energy Agency (IEA) In 2011, energy efficiency savings in 11 countries, including France, Sweden and the United Kingdom, “effectively displaced a continent’s energy demand” the IEA said.