After a little President’s Day weekend break (and career rumblings), ecoINSITE’s daily roundup of Green IT links is back.
Today: The Smart Grid Interoperability Panel makes headway on communications standards; exploring prepay for electrical service; and a look at Finland’s underground data center complex that doubles as a heat source for the city.
Also, a Binghamton University computer researcher is hoping to advance hardware-agnostic energy-aware programming. Go green code!
Smart Grid Panel Agrees on Standards – IndustryWeek
The Smart Grid Interoperability Panel agree on a new energy usage data model standard.
Smart grid + bill prepay explored as home energy efficiency strategy – GreenTech Pastures | ZDNet
Finland Builds Massive Underground City to House Industry, Data Centers (Video) – Treehugger
New approach to programming may boost ‘green’ computing – Discover-e | Binghamton University Research News
The First Full-Color Display with Quantum Dots – Technology Review
Samsung thinks the tech will end up in devices that OLEDs have failed to gain traction: PC monitors and big-screen HDTVs.
The Data Center Landscape for Power Management – DatacenterDynamics
Acer moves server and storage business to US market – TechEye
…with hardware designed for cloud and virtualized environments, naturally.
FedEx Unveils ‘Green’ Data Center – Information Management
1E: Pioneers in Green IT & Power Management – Ecopreneurist
SSDs Prove Tough To Erase – InformationWeek
Energy efficient? Sure! Easy to wipe? Not so much…
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