Data centres move underground

July 7, 2011

I recently read an article about data centres moving underground, and the sheer scale and cost of modern data centres. The modern data centres are using the power needs of thousands of households, and taking up tens of thousands of square feet of space. Read the rest of this entry »

Climate change lessons

March 16, 2011

I have just attended a lecture on “Preparing for stormy weather – Identifying and managing climate risks”, organised by Business Green. The lectures were interesting, and included a brief summary for some of the evidence that climate change is actually happening. To a degree my interest in the subject was at a tangent to the lecture. The lecture was focussed on “Climate Change” is happening and you need to manage the risks involved in this, whereas the interest area that lead me to it is more evaluation of green coming technology and whether it is “Green wash“.  Read the rest of this entry »