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Google Reveals Energy Usage, Carbon Footprint
2011-09-09 04:31:42

  For the first time, tech giant Google has revealed what the New York Times refers to as one of their "most closely guarded secrets"--the amount of power used by their global facilities. According to James Glantz of the newspaper, the company reported Thursday that "its data centers continuously drew almost 260 million watts...to run Google searches, YouTube views, Gmail messaging and display ads on all those services around the world." Furthermore, Martin LaMonica added that...

2011-09-08 20:43:32

A pilot waste-to-energy system constructed by Duke University and Duke Energy this week garnered the endorsement of Google Inc., which invests in high-quality carbon offsets from across the nation to fulfill its own carbon neutrality goals. The system, on a hog finishing facility 25 miles west of Winston-Salem, converts hog waste into electricity and creates carbon offset credits. By capturing greenhouse gases from hog waste and burning them to run a turbine, the system produces enough...

2011-08-09 15:06:00

BOYERTOWN, Pa., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ClimeCo America Corporation (ClimeCo) announces the passing of a major technology milestone - the first successfully implemented Tertiary Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Abatement System (Abatement System) in the U.S., a project at Rentech Energy Midwest Corporation (REMC) developed under the Climate Action Reserve (CAR) Nitric Acid Protocol. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110302/FL58248LOGO ) The REMC Nitric Acid Unit #1 Abatement system...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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