A new use for Google Maps: calculating a city’s carbon footprint The Environmental Insights Explorer calculates emissions from buildings, car trips, and public transport to illustrate how a city’s sustainability efforts are faring. Written by Adele Peters, fastcompany.com, September 10, 2018 Looking at a city’s Google Maps data, in combination with other data, a new […]
Google just put an AI in charge of keeping its data centers cool DeepMind’s neural networks will tweak data center conditions to cut power usage. Written by Steve Ranger, zdnet.com, August 20, 2018 Google is putting an artificial intelligence system in charge of its data center cooling after the system proved it could cut energy use. Now […]
How Artificial Intelligence Can Increase Energy Efficiency Written by Vivek Kumar, blueandgreentomorrow.com, June 1, 2018 The energy industry has undergone many changes over the past couple of years. With new advances in industrial processes, multiple sources of energy are now available which can drive forward a more efficient use of energy resources. With the newest breakthroughs […]
Google uses DeepMind AI to cut data center energy bills The Verge, July 21, 2016 The amount of energy consumed by big data centers has always been a headache for tech companies. Keeping the servers cool as they crunch numbers is such a challenge that Facebook even built one of its facilities on the edge of […]
Less than a year after Google fired up its data centre in Singapore, the search giant is pushing the facility to attain greater energy efficiency through “machine learning”, Google’s vice-president for the data centre, Mr Joe Kava, said in an interview with TODAY last week.