Building Technology, Whole Building

Coal Power Plant Buildings Re-Purposed by St. Louis Company

24 Mar , 2020  

This article was published on renewablenergyworld.com on March 23, 2020. A St. Louis firm specializes in getting environmentally challenged properties ready for reuse, including coal plants. As coal-fired power plants become uneconomic and are shut down for good, a new sort of recycling industry is taking shape: the repurposing of those plants. Utilities across the […]

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Emerging Technology, Industrial Technology, Process

The Growing Energy Demand of Bitcoin

23 Jan , 2018  


Ryan Pollin, ERS, for Zondits There are lots of things we can say about Bitcoin, and its underlying blockchain technology. Given the cryptocoin’s recent explosion in value (real or perceived), a commensurate explosion in “mining” has caused startling growth in energy demand in data centers. Bitcoin’s blockchain technology uses a proof-of-work model to establish trust […]

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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

Rethinking Data Centers from the Ocean Floor Up

2 Nov , 2016  

Walter Schaefer, ERS, for Zondits Data centers are great. The servers they contain do much of the computational heavy lifting that makes our smartphones so powerful, allows us to stay connected to email and social media from seemingly anywhere, and facilitates endless Netflix binge-watching. Yet despite all of the wonderful things data centers do for […]

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Industrial Technology, Process

Fujitsu’s New Efficient, Space Saving Servers

20 Feb , 2015  

Fujitsu Server

Fujitsu announces new energy efficient servers Business Cloud, February 10, 2015 While IBM, Dell, Lenovo and HP are battling it out over which server offers the greater performance and power, Fujitsu have delivered a completely different approach to marketing their new range of servers. Focusing on a target market that lacks space and power this […]

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