Apple is making progress on its plans to run its new data centre in North Carolina on renewables.
The final post-games sustainability report reveals that the London 2012 Olympic Games had a 28% smaller carbon footprint than predicted, saving 400,000 tonnes of CO2 equivalent from construction to the closing ceremony.
The UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change has put £100,000 up for grabs to support energy efficiency skills training.
The UK’s Ministry of Defence has enlisted IT giant IBM to help it improve the energy efficiency of its 4000 military bases and training grounds.
Software giant Microsoft is to test out whether a fuel cell power plant running on biogas generated by a wastewater treatment facility can support a data centre.
The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer look “broadly” on track to deliver on its sustainability targets, according to an in-depth review out this week.
The UK government is investing £4 million through the Technology Strategy Board to develop low-carbon building processes.
More should be done to develop energy efficient cars, buildings and domestic appliances to tackle climate change, according to new research.
Japanese carmaker Toyota earlier this week switched on a 1.1 MW fuel cell at its California headquarters in Torrance.