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Does an iPhone really use more energy than a fridge?

  A new paper , published by US analysts the Digital Power Group, argues that when you include all the infrastructure, data centres and networks which enable it to function, a...

Energy Efficient Distributed Computing Systems

Wiley have published a free e-book on Energy Efficient Distributed Computing Systems , as part of their series on Parallel and Distributed Computing. The book looks at the contradicting...

U.S. may set energy standards for computers

The U.S. Department of Energy wants to establish labeling programmes and minimum energy efficiency standards for all computers and servers sold in the United States. The department...

The Global Register for Energy Efficient Numerical Simulation

A project to bring High Performance Computing (HPC) into the wider realm, the Global Register for Energy Efficient Numerical Simulation (GREENS) can best be described as a comparison site for...

EU research project will enable development of “greener” IT products

Press release  issued 15 July 2013 Developing greener software and technology is crucial for ensuring people and organisations reduce their impact on the environment. A new...

The world’s most efficient supercomputers

Where the Top500 list measures the most powerful supercomputers, the Green500 measures in performance per watt, demonstrating that computing power is no longer the only benchmark that...

EU teams up with Japan for GreenICN

Japan and Europe have teamed up on a number of research projects, including one  known as GreenICN, which is tackling the issue of energy efficiency in information networks. It aims to...

Programme for the Annual Meeting (18th July)

The programme for the Annual meeting of the EEC SIG has been updated. It brings together a range of speakers on topics covering the full scope of activities for the SIG. The prorgamme is: ...

Facebook's super efficient Arctic datacentre goes live

Facebook’s newest datacentre, which went live earlier this month, is near the Arctic Circle in Lulea, Sweden and is the most northerly of its magnitude anywhere on earth - it covers an area...

Cloud energy efficiency quantified by Google

A Google funded project at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has found that moving common applications such as email, spreadsheets, and CRM software to the cloud will save the same...

Call for Presentations

The first annual Energy Efficient Computing SIG Event will be held on Thursday the 18th July at the Ambassador's Hotel London. This event will bring together members of the SIG to...

Intel’s new chip seeks to take on the low power of the mighty ARM

Intel has officially launched its Haswell family of processors, designed to offer improved battery life and a leap in graphics power over the previous generations. The products were unveiled at...

Breakthrough US light device could lead to optical computing

Processing information with light instead of electricity could allow for computers that are faster and more energy-efficient, but building an optical computer is complicated by the quantum...

The Multicore Challenge 2013

Chip architecture is a big focus in the computing industry right now. With the number of cores in mainstream processors predicted soon to scale to hundreds, how will the microprocessor of the...

The UK’s PRiME multi-core systems developers collaborate on £5.6m project

ARM, Imagination, Altera, Microsoft Research and Freescale are collaborating with a group of UK universities to work on the next generation of energy-efficient computing systems. The five-year...

Harvard’s robotic insects: low power computing in action

The smallest aerial drone so far has been developed by robotics engineers at  the University of Harvard. The size of an insect, RoboBee was apparently inspired by origami, which is able to...

Energy Efficient Computing workshop report

For those of you who may have missed the workshop run in March, here's the link to the folder with the presentations and a report by Ian Osborne on the day.  Click here for more...

Tiny battery claims super powers

US researchers have developed a new type of battery which, it’s claimed, is ten times smaller, much more powerful and can be recharged a thousand times faster than regular...

Energy Cost of Internet Mediated Transactions

Kate Craig-Wood and I have undertaken a comprehensive audit of the energy budget of transactions mediated by the Internet. Our analysis yields a figure of 1592 Wh/GB for the energy consumed...

Pitch your energy efficient idea to 200 potential investors!

UK start ups with a winning idea could win an opportunity to pitch to 200 potential investors at Global Corporate Venturing's London symposium in London on 21-22 May 2013 .  A...
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Energy-Efficient parallelism: the goal of ADEPT

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Energy Efficient Software Tools Workshop

Date: Thursday, 16th January  2014, 09:00-17:00 Location: Room MVB G0.01,...