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FedEx Sustainable Hub

Posted in country-germany, fedex, green-design, green-it-strategy, green-power, printer, solar-panels, sustainability on October 19th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Fedex has embraced sustainability and the company integrates energy efficient designs into its infrastructure investments. …

… “For example, in 2010 FedEx Express plans to open its largest solar-powered hub to date in Cologne, Germany, which will include a 1.4-megawatt solar power system expected to generate approximately 1.3 gigawatt-hours of electricity per year, equivalent to the annual consumption of 370 households. ” …

Via FedEx: Green Power Purchase Leadership In Print and Retail Industries

Solar Collectors for Data Centre Cooling Efficiency

Posted in air-conditioning, cooling-system, data-centre, free-cooling, future, rittal, solar-panels on April 20th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

The future for data center cooling
Rittal shares its views on the future opportunities for green data centers and envisions possibilities for data centre cooling via solar energy technology. …

… “For this purpose, adsorption refrigerating machines in connection with solar heat collectors convert the energy from the sun into cold water which is used for air-conditioning the data centres. Especially regions with intensive solar radiation allow the use of solar energy all year long. The use of regenerative energies for air-conditioning data centres saves primary energy and CO2. Further savings are possible by a combination with free cooling. ” …

Via Rittal: Green energy for IT

HP Solar Roof

Posted in city-san-diego, co2-emissions, collaboration, emissions, energy-capture, ge-general-electric, hp-hewlett-packard, partnership, research, roof-tile, solar-panels, solar-roof, state-california, sunpower on October 15th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

SunPower and GE collaborate to deliver a 1.1-megawatt solar-electric power system on the roof of the HP research and development facility in San Diego. …

HP deploys SunPower solar roof tiles in San Diego

… “At the HP San Diego facility, SunPower installed a SunPower T10 Solar Roof Tile commercial roof system, which is a non-penetrating product that tilts at a 10-degree angle to increase energy capture. The system will reduce more than 60 million pounds of carbon dioxide emissions over the next 30 years, which is equivalent to providing electricity to 3800 homes or removing more than 5250 cars from the road. ” …

Via GE: SunPower and GE Partner

Walmart Solar Roof

Posted in accelerate, energy-savings, operations, photovoltaics, pilots, plan, retail-industry, savings, solar-panels, solar-roof, walmart on August 12th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

Solar Roof Installation
Retail industry accelerates the installation of solar power while US tax credits are in place. …

… “WalMart, the nation’s largest retailer, has 17 stores and distribution centers with solar panels in operation or in the testing phase. It plans to add them soon to five more stores. ” …

Via New York Times: Retailers Solar Energy Savings