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Retrofit, data sets and the inventor of the internet

Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the internet to Energy Saving Trust may not seem like the most obvious leap – but it is one we can rightly claim, albeit via one of our closest links. We’re a fairly small organisation, so we sometimes require outside expertise. Zero carbon data specialists...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 09/12/2013 - 08:45



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Is data making crater in mobile carbon targets?

A potential problem with carbon reduction targets in technology companies is that as their products are developed and become more advanced, sometimes that can mean a greater strain on energy resources. Take mobile networks for example. From the earliest incarnations, to 3G and now 4G, data storage...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 20/09/2013 - 08:45



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Is the cloud friendly and green, or a pollutant smog?

Cloud computing is proclaimed as the new green technology - and its uptake has been huge. Specialists in cost saving and environmental management systems who offer ISO 14001 training investigate whether cloud computing is really green at all. Guest blogger Ruth Barton investigates. Advances in...

Submitted by Guest blogger on Tue, 18/06/2013 - 09:00



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Analyse this: housing data hits the cloud

The data we’ve amassed over the years from a myriad of sources is generally seen as a means to an end: to help individuals, communities, utilities and local authorities make the right decisions where they are, in terms of carbon and cost-effectiveness. So it was quite unusual to see it as an end in...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 29/05/2013 - 09:00