Tesla Megapack goes up in flames at Australian battery site
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Hardware

Tesla Megapack goes up in flames at Australian battery site

The fire took place during a trial run of one of the biggest batteries in the world
30 Jul 2021
Tesla to abandon Bitcoin for vehicle payments due to environmental costs
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cryptocurrencies

Tesla to abandon Bitcoin for vehicle payments due to environmental costs

Elon Musk says his firm will look into supporting alternative cryptocurrencies that consume less than 1% of the energy Bitcoin does
13 May 2021
Google publishes green energy metric for cloud customers
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cloud computing

Google publishes green energy metric for cloud customers

Google Cloud's CFE% metric shows the percentage of renewable energy powering applications at each region
18 Mar 2021
Tesla's bitcoin investment 'equivalent to carbon footprint of 1.8m cars', bank claims
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cryptocurrencies

Tesla's bitcoin investment 'equivalent to carbon footprint of 1.8m cars', bank claims

Bank of America also claims over 75% of the energy powering the bitcoin network comes from polluting coal plants in China
18 Mar 2021
What's next for sustainable computing?
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energy efficiency

What's next for sustainable computing?

This week has shown just some of the possibilities for ecologically sound technology
18 Sep 2020
How can we deal with digital pollution?
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How can we deal with digital pollution?

Data may seem ethereal, but everything from the biggest cloud to a single unopened email has an environmental cost
10 May 2020
Smashing green tech myths
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Smashing green tech myths

Environmentally friendly or snake oil? Here are five of the biggest green technology truisms
7 Dec 2019
More than 1,000 Google employees demand climate change plan
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More than 1,000 Google employees demand climate change plan

Googlers want the company to shun contracts that "enable or accelerate" fossil fuel extraction
5 Nov 2019
Let's freeze the replace-rather-than-repair mentality
energy efficiency

Let's freeze the replace-rather-than-repair mentality

A faulty fridge-freezer tips Barry into a pit of despair, despite the fact he got a replacement for free
2 Feb 2019
Microgrids may be the solution to UK business energy demands
energy efficiency

Microgrids may be the solution to UK business energy demands

Since the government's 'Smart Power' push in 2016, the cost of entry for local energy generation has fallen sharply
26 Oct 2018
HP: 3D printing can cut IT's supply chain carbon footprint
Business operations

HP: 3D printing can cut IT's supply chain carbon footprint

Tech giant outlines measures to meet its sustainability goals
29 Jun 2018
Google Cloud hits 100% renewable energy goal
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Google Cloud hits 100% renewable energy goal

The company is replacing every kilowatt hour it uses with a renewable equivalent
9 Apr 2018
How to slash your office's electricity consumption
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How to slash your office's electricity consumption

Exploring the technical tricks and tweaks that can help drive down your energy bills
2 Apr 2018
Tech firms must lead the charge in the fight against e-waste
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Tech firms must lead the charge in the fight against e-waste

With 65 million tonnes of wasted devices expected this year, it's time for tech to go green
21 Mar 2018