How an energy audit can help your business save serious money

Sluggish sales and hard-to-get loans may blight the business landscape, but cutting energy waste can bring a big payoff to a small company. To shave liabilities off your profit-and-loss statement, aim to slash

Published on: August 4th, 2010 Elsa Wenzel

Selling energy back to the grid

Timing is everything for Ray Dawson. The driven 69-year-old serial entrepreneur recently rebuffed a comfortable retirement for the pleasures of clanking up rooftops in Sault Ste. Marie to install solar panels. The idea

Published on: July 13th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Clean tech can mean big business for small innovative firms

It should not be a surprise that tech industry titans, including Microsoft's chairman and former CEO, Bill Gates, are pushing the U.S. to dramatically increase spending for clean energy technology. The IT links

Published on: June 14th, 2010 Patrick Thibodeau

Google, GE partner for better energy tech and policies

Google and General Electric have partnered to accelerate the development of new energy technologies and government policies. The companies want to see electricity used more efficiently, generated from cleaner sources like wind, the

Published on: October 22nd, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez

Google makes waves with floating data centre

Google, which has been building out its data center inventory for the past few years, is literally floating its latest idea for the location of such facilities at the U.S. Patent Office. The

Published on: September 18th, 2008 John Fontana

IBM creates ‘cooler’ servers for Web 2.0 build out

IBM has designed a new type of rack-mount server specifically for companies running heavily trafficked Web 2.0 sites such as Facebook and MySpace, the company announced Wednesday.Called the iDataPlex, the server is designed

Published on: April 24th, 2008 James Niccolai

Energy-saving software earns startup top spot in contest

A software company that managed to put the Rogers Centre on an energy diet, cutting the latter's power consumption around 33 per cent, won the top prize in a contest recently held in

Published on: November 27th, 2007 Nestor Arellano