Category: Europe

Icelands 1st ZeroCarbon Data Center

Icelands 1st ZeroCarbon Data Center

  A British company has commissioned Colt, the telecoms and IT group, to build the world’s first zero-carbon data centre, which will be exported to Iceland as a pre-fabricated kit.Data centres are power hungry in two ways – the servers themselves consume large amounts of electricity, and they need constant cooling to prevent overheating. Verne will offer customers free cooling […]

Aguçadoura Wave Park

Aguçadoura Wave Park

  Wave power is the transport of energy by ocean surface waves, and the capture of that energy to do useful work — for example, electricity generation, water desalination, or the pumping of water (into reservoirs). Machinery able to exploit wave power is generally known as a wave energy converter (WEC). Wave power is distinct from the diurnal flux of […]

Eco UK Olympic Stadium

Eco UK Olympic Stadium

  The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXX Olympiad, are scheduled to take place in London, United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. The United Kingdom hopes this will help economies of other countries and advertise Eco-Change.  Everything is designed to promote low carbon emissions, low-waste, and green transportation. Solar panels are built. […]

Kalundborg, Denmark Eco-Park

Kalundborg, Denmark Eco-Park

  An eco-industrial park involves a network of firms and organizations, working together to improve their environmental and economic performance. Companies share each other’s resources and use their “leftover” products. For example, extra energy from the 1500MW coal fired power plant is used for: Heating 3500 local homes. Also heats a fish farm whose sludge is sold as fertilizer. Steam […]