Flash Caching Systems Cost Less & Consume Less Power

Flash Caching Systems Cost Less & Consume Less Power

Making data centers more energy efficient MIT News, August 30, 2017 Most modern websites store data in databases, and since database queries are relatively slow, most sites also maintain so-called cache servers, which list the results of common queries for faster access. A data center for a major web service such as Google or Facebook

Energy-efficient Motion Control

Manufacturers Are Using Energy-efficient Motion Control to Reduce Energy Consumption

3 Quick Tips for Energy-Efficient Motion Control Machine Design, August 21, 2017 With energy-efficiency standards becoming stricter, manufacturers aim to be more environmentally friendly by reducing carbon emissions across the factory work space but also do not want to sacrifice efficiency and performance to do so. Manufacturers are introducing more automated systems to the factory

Center Pivot Irrigation Systems

Energy Consumption Cut in Half With Improved Center Pivot Irrigation Systems

Agricultural energy efficiency tour: Replacing inefficient irrigation systems Michigan State University Extension, August 9, 2017 After conducting a Michigan Farm Energy Audit, Grand Valley Farm, the host site for the Aug. 17 agricultural energy efficiency tour, found it could cut energy expenses by more than 50 percent by replacing two traveling guns with a more energy efficient

Energy Efficiency

Solar Thermal System Has Been Reducing Farms Energy Consumption

Solar thermal system part of Michigan agriculture energy efficiency tour Michigan State University Extension, July 24, 2017 Heating water for sanitary use in the milking parlor can be a significant energy expense on a dairy farm. One energy reduction option dairies can choose is to use solar thermal water heating panels to preheat water before

Aligned Energy

Aligned Energy Opens 62MW Data Center

Aligned Energy opens 51-acre facility in Phoenix Datacenter Dynamics, May 5, 2017 Green energy investment and holding company Aligned Energy has opened a colocation facility at 2500W Union Hills in Phoenix, Arizona. The 550,000 sq ft (51,000 sq m) facility uses a patented heat recovery system, Intertech, to improve efficiency. Aligned with the times  The data


Efficiency Allows End Users to Do More Work with Fewer Machines

Why bother with energy efficiency? Control Design, January 19, 2017 “The end user is looking for energy-efficient machines, but these users are also looking to do more work with fewer machines as a means of saving energy,” says Mark Sobkow, vice president of manufacturing solutions, RedViking in Plymouth, Michigan. “We do a lot of projects that focus

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Identifying Options for Re-Use of CO2

CO2 Utilization: A Look Ahead The Energy Collective, January 9, 2017 Finding ways to convert carbon dioxide from an energy and industrial sector waste product to a useful commodity could spur the development of new technologies, products, and industries while limiting emissions to the atmosphere of climate-altering pollutants. In 2016, U.S. policymakers demonstrated leadership in

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Calculating the Potential of Computing Efficiency

Energy Efficiency of Computing: What’s Next? Electronic Design, November 28, 2016 For a long time, processor performance and peak output energy efficiency moved forward together at a rapid clip. The gains started well before 1965, the year Gordon Moore published his first projection.  Peak output efficiency doubled about every 1.6 years from the dawn of