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The Greening of Information Technology

The corporate data center is becoming a greener place. (cc) clayirving The corporate data centre and all that goes with it — servers, desktops, laptops and palmtops for mobile workers, and printers — has never…




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Obama's Renewable Energy Projects

Obama hopes that waves like this will help lessen the U.S. dependence on foreign oil. (cc) martapiqs The factory in Newton, Iowa used to manufacture Maytag appliances. It’s now Trinity Structural Towers, producing towers for…




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Offshore Wind Farms Provide Out-of-Sight Power

Offshore wind turbines like StatoilHydro’s Hywind may soon be filling a good portion of our electricity demands. statoilhydro.com “Not in my backyard” seems to be the standard hue and cry whenever a new large-scale wind…


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Putting Landfill Gas To Use

A Landfill may never become a thing of beauty but it could become a valuable resource. (cc) Mattias Olsson If you live near — or even pass by — a landfill, you know that one…