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Facebook seals 20 year deal to supply Singapore data centre with solar power
After recently announcing its plans for the largest data centre Singapore has ever seen, Facebook has revealed its first renewable energy partner in Asia.
19 Sep 18
HPE and TACC build the world’s first solar-powered supercomputer
Hikari also leverages the Apollo 8,000 warm water cooling system.
06 Aug 18
Facebook commits to 100% solar power for data center campus
"We are committed to supporting 100% renewable energy, and we are thrilled to have found a solution for our first data center."
19 Jul 18
Mercury acquires stake in Tilt Renewables after poor wind conditions drive FY loss
Tilt Renewables’ FY18 loss compares to a $16.4 million profit the year before.
14 May 18
The story of a solar-powered plane that travelled around the world
Point of No Return is the behind the scenes documentary of the world’s first solar-powered flight around the world.
02 May 18
Exclusive interview: SAS, data analytics and the politics of energy
"What the industry has to do now is go and inspire the next generation with the big problems, and tell them to clean it up."
03 Apr 18
Microsoft pushes India towards climate change goals with new solar energy deal
“Investing in local solar energy to help power our new Bangalore office building is good for Microsoft, good for India and good for the environment."
07 Mar 18
Big step forward for Singapore's solar energy market as Microsoft signs new deal
Microsoft says this is the first rooftop solar portfolio in the country focused on serving data center energy consumption.
06 Mar 18
Can a pizza box be used to harness the power of the sun?
Genesis Energy believes that its Energising Young Minds competition will help school students learn to enjoy STEM subjects.
01 Mar 18
Google ups EU investment to EUR 1b with new Belgium data centre and solar plant
Google has announced plans to continue its large investment in Europe with new data centre infrastructure planned for Belgium.
05 Feb 18
Digital Realty bolsters renewable energy initiatives
Digital Realty continues its focus on renewable energy for its data centers.
06 Dec 17
Australia's clean technology sector gets a $4.8m boost
“With Australia’s energy sector increasingly under pressure from volatile commodity prices, it is vital we transform the way our industry operates."
06 Dec 17
New tech powers up across NZ
More than 15,000 homes are generating their own electricity across New Zealand...
04 Dec 17
Electric Village to open in Gisborne - NZ’s first energy hub
Flick will also power the region’s first fast charging electric vehicle station which will be located on the main street outside the hub.
27 Oct 17
Australian renewable energy gets a $7m boost
“The inherent inefficiencies within the energy sector in Australia makes it ripe for disruption."
20 Oct 17
Are solar panels a good investment? Auckland Uni answers
We wanted to offer an educational tool that's impartial and realistic to help people work out if solar is economic for their workplaces.
13 Oct 17
Aussies are amped about Tesla batteries
"Australians love rooftop solar, and most now expect home battery storage to be as commonplace as dishwashers..."
25 Sep 17
Ara and EECA assist large scale energy conservation projects
Christchurch Airport saved 8.2 % on their annual energy use...
25 Sep 17
Sunny the chatbot is here to help Kiwis sort out their solar power
"By using AI to allow customers to better understand the tech, we hope to help Kiwis make a smart decision about how to power their homes their way."
15 Sep 17
Greenpeace calls for a solar revolution as New Zealand emissions skyrocket
“Our celebrated ‘clean-grid’ is getting dirtier as more fossil fuels are used to power our homes and industry."
07 Aug 17
Solarcity fails to gain traction with their complaint against solar tax
Solarcity and 45,000 Kiwis continue to fight an uphill battle against solar tax.
21 Jun 17
Tesla opens pre-order for home solar tiles for most countries
In a blog post, Tesla announced the pre-order availability and provided with a calculator tool to help consumers figure out the cost.
11 May 17
Tesla quietly launches sexy solar panels for homes
They’re doing their best to create panels that look right at home on your roof, without being an eyesore.
12 Apr 17
Amazon embraces sustainability with global solar energy plans
“We are putting our scale and inventive culture to work on sustainability—this is good for the environment, our business and our customers."
03 Mar 17