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Energy Efficient Computing funding competition - an important update

Please note that the Technology Strategy Board's State Aid rules have been updated. This may affect the way you calculate your grant.   With immediate effect, the grant limit...

Consumer take up of the cloud presents a challenge for green IT

Consumer migration to cloud storage has exceeded forecasts, according to US research and analysis firm, IHS ; the number of personal subscriptions to online storage services at the end of June...

Energy Efficient Computing Competition Briefing: Register Now

The Technology Strategy Board, with its partners, the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) Futures and Innovation...

Cisco launches smart grid developer programme

Cisco plans to provide its partners with tools, resources and go-to-market support to develop smart grid solutions. The initiative, which will be known as the Connected Grid Cisco Developer...

DARPA seeks PERFECT: power efficient computing

The U.S. Defense Advanced Projects Agency (DARPA) is looking into ways to increase the power efficiency of embedded computing systems on military vehicles, such as UAVs (unmanned aerial...

Energy Efficient Computing - Workshops 1 and 2

The first two workshops to support the Energy Efficient Computing Collaborative Feasibility Studies Competiont were held on the 10th in London and the 11th in Daresbury.   Both...

Companies are missing out on cost cutting energy saving opportunities, says Fujitsu report

The latest ICT sustainability global benchmark report from Fujitsu suggests that many companies are still just experimenting with ICT sustainability strategies. The research also found that...

Can Apple reinvent shake to charge?

"Shake to charge" or "batteryless" consumer products have been around for a while but, when, Apple files a patent application for a new technique in this area, as it did...

Energy-efficient computing: the trend that will change everything and a competition to help it happen

Computing isn't just getting cheaper, it's becoming more energy efficient. Laptops and mobile phones owe their existence to this trend, which has led to rapid reductions in the power...

What are you missing out on?

Did you know there are 3 EEC consortia building workshops being held in October? Are you missing a golden opportunity to make new contacts? Who knows what information you might gain that could...

Cloud computing to become 90% more energy efficient?

Eurocloud , an EU-funded research project, looks set to drastically cut the electricity and the installation costs of servers in cloud computing data centres by adapting low-power...

Intel predicts near zero energy computing by 2020

Low energy computing was one of the key topics at this year’s Intel Developer Forum (IDF). More than just a platform from which Intel launches its newest products, in this case the...

Apple’s solar farm: it’s massive!

Wired and Gigaom have published still video clips of the solar farm being built next to Apple’s data centre in the city of Maiden, North Carolina. When completed, the farm will...

Is PUE a good measure of energy efficiency?

A new £5.2m Scottish Government data centre, completed last year, has been credited with a power usage effectiveness (PUE) rating of just 2.7, which means it’s running at just 37%...

Excellent opportunity in Energy Efficient Computing

As lead technologist for ICT (software) I am really pleased to be presenting the competition in Energy Efficient Computing alongside my colleague Myrddin Jones at TSB who leads the hardware...

Intel’s new energy efficient chip is designed to outsmart competition

Has Intel succeeded in reducing the energy consumption of its processors by 41 percent? That’s the question set to be the talking point of this week’s Intel Developers Forum (IDF)...

A standard for energy efficient supercomputing?

The US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has teamed up with HP and Intel to produce a new hybrid supercomputer and energy-efficient data centre. One of...

Energy-Efficient Software Guidelines

Intel have published a useful whitepaper summarising their advice on how to achieve energy efficiency in software design. Their guidelines are OS and architecture agnostic except where otherwise...

£1.25m investment in EEC feasibility studies

The Technology Strategy Board, with its partners, the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) is set to invest up...
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Energy Efficient Software Tools Workshop

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