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Displaying items by tag: Green technology

Thursday, 30 August 2012 08:28

Holden Volt vaults to 5 star safety rating

Not a pure electric vehicle, yet not a hybrid, the Holden Volt is looking like it will shake up the languishing Australian automobile industry.

Published in Automotive
Friday, 19 August 2011 16:20

One company's own carbon revolution

Australian company, Carbon Revolution, is already taking advantage of federal government financial incentives to encourage the development of clean technologies, with the commercialisation of the world's first one piece carbon fibre automotive wheel.

Published in Market

A new IBM U.S. survey of consumer attitudes and a recent study of auto industry executives show that the latter will first have to address stringent consumer requirements about EV performance, recharging, and convenience before achieving high adoption this decade.

Published in A Meaningful Look
Monday, 07 December 2009 13:54

ICT greenhouse gas emissions reduction quantified

Nearly six billion tonnes of CO2 emissions could be eliminated by 2020 through the focussed use of 17 core technologies in four of the world’s major economic sectors, according to a preview of a report released today just ahead of the United Nations’ COP15 climate change conference starting in Denmark this week.

Published in Energy
Saturday, 05 December 2009 03:39

'Green' search engine coming next week

Next Monday -- the same day climate talks get underway in Copenhagen -- a new search engine, Ecosia, will make its debut. The site generates ad revenue the same way Google and Bing do, but 80 percent of revenues go to the World Wildlife Fund.

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 07 October 2009 09:58

Victorian universities team for green data centre

Three of Victoria's universities have announced their plan for a shared, energy-efficient data centre. The project will be carried out in collaboration with Fujitsu Australia.

Published in Market
Tuesday, 01 September 2009 18:21

Australians set solar cell efficiency record

Solar cell researchers at the University of New South Wales have set the world record for solar power efficiency, by converting 43% of sunlight into electricity.

Published in Energy
The mainstream market hasn’t yet embraced the use of electronic paper – otherwise known as e-paper – but its use is on the increase as a ‘greener’ rival to real paper.

Published in Market
Friday, 10 July 2009 09:46

D-Link DIR-685: the 'show and go' router?

Most routers are not the most attractive piece of kit in a home or office. But D-Link's new DIR-685 wireless router is designed to take pride of place.

Published in Core Dump
Wednesday, 24 June 2009 04:38

IBM leads Green Sigma Coalition

A new alliance led by IBM aims to improve energy, water, waste and greenhouse gas management through interoperability. Green Sigma applies Lean Six Sigma principles and practices to these areas.

Tuesday, 28 April 2009 12:26

Conroy knocks the NBN knockers

Suggestions that the National Broadband Network is just about downloading movies faster are the equivalent of a 19th century assertion that electricity is just about having a better light to read in bed at night, Stephen Conroy, Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, said today.

IT spending is falling dramatically around the world but in Australia many companies are defying the global trend and continuing to spend their hard earned cash on investment in IT infrastructure.

IBM has been selected by Melbourne’s Victoria University (VU) to design and build the university’s first green data centre.  

Published in Deals




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