Tag: energy efficiency

Flexenclosure guest post: The Economics of Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE)

| December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guest post by Tomas Rahkonen, Chief Technology Officer & Vice President eCentre, Flexenclosure Power usage effectiveness, PUE, has been an important metric in the data centre world for some time now.  Companies running data centre facilities typically strive for the lowest PUE they can achieve in order to reduce their operating costs and promote their […]

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Huawei works towards building a greener and better connected world with Energy Efficiency Summit 2015

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Huawei works towards building a greener and better connected world with Energy Efficiency Summit 2015

Huawei yesterday hosted the Energy Efficiency Summit under the theme “Together Building a Greener and Better Connected World” in Melbourne, Australia. The event provided a platform for the industry to share experiences of telecom energy, discuss industry development trends, and seek and refine key drivers for energy efficiency and sustainable cost reduction in the ICT […]

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Berkeley Lab, NTU Singapore Collaborate for Energy Technologies – Energy Manager Today

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory will jointly develop technologies for energy efficiency and sustainable development in the tropics. They will collaborate on research in various areas of energy-efficiency for buildings, renewable energy generation and storage, and smart grids. The five-year partnership will work to overcome specific environmental challenges faced  […]

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Huawei proposing new methodology for maximizing energy efficiency to reduce carrier network energy consumption

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Huawei proposing new methodology for maximizing energy efficiency to reduce carrier network energy consumption

Huawei today introduced its “Maximizing Energy Efficiency” methodology at the 7th Annual Telecoms Energy Efficiency Forum. Aimed at supporting carriers with assessing how energy efficient their networks are, the methodology reviews all components and the communications system. The findings from the assessment support carriers with improving network energy efficiency and building green Mobile Broadband (MBB) […]

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Google’s ‘story of SEND’: or how Gmail works and Google’s efficiency efforts

| May 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Check out this video on how Google processes emails on the Gmail service and how they minimise the company’s impact on the environment through energy efficiency and renewable power.

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GreenTouch claims breakthrough in fibre energy efficiency

| April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
GreenTouch claims breakthrough in fibre energy efficiency

GreenTouch, the global consortium founded by Alcatel-Lucent with the ambitious goal of developing technologies that increase the energy efficiency of information and communications network by a factor of 1,000, is claiming a major breakthrough for fibre-to-the-home network efficiency. The new technology, called Bit-Interleaved Passive Optical Network, or Bi-PON, can reduce power consumption of fibre networks […]

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NSN to deliver up to 50% energy savings to StarHub with new network

| April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
NSN to deliver up to 50% energy savings to StarHub with new network

Nokia Siemens Networks says a new network that it has been contracted to deliver to Singapore mobile operator, StarHub, will offer up to 50% energy savings. As part of the deal, NSN will be doing a refresh of StarHub’s GSM network as well as roll out a new LTE network. “With the launch of LTE, […]

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Telefonica Germany sees €1.8m annual savings from energy efficiency

| April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
Telefonica Germany sees €1.8m annual savings from energy efficiency

Telefonica Germany has identified €1.8 million in annual savings as part of its participation with Nokia Siemens Networks in the GSMA’s Mobile Energy Efficiency Optimisation service. The findings was part of a three year project led by the GSMA, which help the operator first benchmark, then improve energy efficiency by 14% per connection over the […]

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Digital Realty Trust’s take on PUE and data centre efficiency

| November 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

One of the biggest wholesale data centre facilities operators, Digital Realty Trust, has released a couple of videos – via its PR agency – on energy efficiency in the data centres. The first is on the company’s view on PUE. While there are no surprises in terms of the company’s definition of PUE, Adil Attlassy, […]

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NTT Com sees two types of data centres in the future

| September 25, 2011 | 1 Comment

Future data centres will be built with two particular factors in mind that will ultimately determined their location and the kinds of applications they support, says executives at NTT Com Asia. According to the Brandon Lee, chief strategy officer at NTT Com Asia, there will be two types of data centres in the future – […]

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