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2012-04-27 22:17:03

China's economic growth will continue to be energy-intensive and highly polluting for the foreseeable future with emissions and efficiency far below capital growth on the agenda, according to a study published in the International Journal of Global Energy Issues. Economist Yanqing Xia of Dongbei University of Finance and Economics and the Northeast Branch of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Liaoning has looked at almost a decade's worth of data from 30 Chinese provinces to build a...

2012-03-23 23:00:47

Noribachi, innovator of LED and solar smart energy products, announces the issue of U.S. Patent 8,138,630 for a proprietary and extremely versatile hybrid solar-grid power management system. At the vanguard of exploring the possibilities of pairing energy efficient technologies with clean power sources, Noribachi has developed and now patented a complex control system designed to regulate power supply between photovoltaic batteries, traditional grid energy and end use electronic...

Free Mobile Apps Drain Batteries Faster: Study
2012-03-20 10:24:20

Downloading ads, user tracking and uploading user information consumes 65% to 75% of the energy used by free apps, while just 25% to 35% of the energy is used for actually running the app´s core function, according to a new study by researchers at Purdue University. The researchers used a special tool to monitor energy use by several apps on Android and Windows Mobile handsets, and found that free mobile apps that use third-party services to display advertising consumed significantly...

2012-03-19 19:08:42

Study shows it takes 10 units of alternative electricity sources to offset a unit of fossil fuel-generated power Technology alone won't help the world turn away from fossil fuel-based energy sources, says University of Oregon sociologist Richard York. In a newly published paper, York argues for a shift in political and economic policies to embrace the concept that continued growth in energy consumption is not sustainable. Many nations, including the United States, are actively pursuing...

2011-12-08 22:50:00

This new white paper from Coolcentric, in collaboration with Nova Corporation and McSweeney Engineering discusses how 5kW per rack may be the point where CAPEX for liquid cooling is the same as traditional air cooling Marlbough, MA (PRWEB) December 08, 2011 The increasing demand for energy conservation and the continued growth requirements of data center cooling reinforces the need to find ways to reduce energy consumption and at the same time realize cost savings. This new white paper from...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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