Blog Archive: August 2010

How Can 'Power IT Down Day' Help Your Company Save Money?

It's the third annual Power IT Down Day, a global effort to get workers to turn off their computers, monitors, printers and other peripherals before they go home. And though it may be a small action to take, the rewards are potentially huge. We have talked about PC power management an awful lot around here, for two reasons: 1) it's one of the easiest things companies can do to save energy and money, and 2) it's also one of the least common actions companies think to take.

UAE’s metro finds creative ways to save energy

Dubai Metro cuts energy consumption by 25% A study by the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) showed that the Metro project has helped in cutting energy consumption by 25 percent, which translates in saving approximately $ 5 million annually in electricity costs.

Navigating the Canals from Birmingham to Chester by Hydrogen Barge

*Navigating the Canals from Birmingham to Chester by Hydrogen Barge The University of Birmingham’s hydrogen powered narrow boat ‘the Ross Barlow’ has set sail on its first major canal cruise. The boat will start its journey at the University’s mooring on the Worcester to Birmingham canal, it’s final destination being the Tom Rolt Centenary Celebration rally at Chester on 26 & 27 June. Tom Rolt was one of the founding fathers of the inland waterways, who inspired the regeneration of the canals for pleasure cruising.

Did you know you could be making money from the electricity generated by your renewable technology installation?

Did you know you could be making money from the electricity generated by your renewable technology installation? If you have installed, or are thinking about installing, a renewable technology which produces electricity, such as a solar electricity (PV) system, you may be able to get paid for the electricity it produces.

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