Latest Data Center Energy Summit 2008 Stories

2008-06-26 15:03:00

DATA CENTER ENERGY SUMMIT 2008 -- The Silicon Valley Leadership Group today released a preliminary report in conjunction with Accenture and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) documenting real-world data center energy savings from 17 projects in its Energy Efficient Data Center Demonstration Project, equaling the elimination of up to 45.1 million metric tons of CO2, or the equivalent of removing approximately 8 million cars from the road. The report projects a scenario that could...

2008-06-16 06:00:08

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Silicon Valley Leadership Group today announced their first Data Center Energy Summit 2008, an all-day symposium dedicated to sustainable data center design, energy efficient engineering and operational practices for green computing. "Our data center efficiency initiative saves both energy and money. Silicon Valley is proving once again that green is gold," said Carl Guardino, president and CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. The event...

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