Rising costs and an aging infrastructure are pushing companies, military bases and schools to consider energy microgrids to keep the lights on, save money and reduce greenhouse gases.
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Tesla’s proposal to purchase close industry partner SolarCity could create a unique renewable energy and storage company, but it would also combine two companies with massive debt and conflicts of interest.
"We believe we have identified a tremendous opportunity for providers to bring a retail-model discipline to cloud service selection and creation."
What you need to know about Hewlett Packard Enterprise - one half of the new-look tech giant.
Spotting a fancy new Tesla on the road might seem novel, but electric cars are nothing new. And, of course, hybrids like the Prius dot the highways. But the emergence of electric cars dates back further than you think. The first ones go back as far as 1880, and they were common into the early 20th century.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is no stranger to risky but successful ventures. He's helped found companies such as PayPal and other leading edge tech firms, including an aerospace manufacturer to help colonize Mars.
The power management space is not particularly high profile in the IT industry, but it is one that is constantly pushing the boundaries of electrical engineering. We look at the current innovations in the sector and where it is headed.
IT is uniquely positioned to drive green IT projects by identifying opportunities for operational efficiency -- and helping to build the business case.
Sitting face-to-face with regional resellers in Queensland lets you catch a glimpse of the ‘smaller town’ mentality, where customer loyalty and old-fashioned service are paramount.
Leading tech companies like Microsoft, Google and Apple are making huge inroads in the use of renewable energy for corporate facilities and data centers, but cost and delivery challenges remain.
The Holden Volt is a long range electric vehicle that can be recharged from a regular household power outlet.
If you want to impress people in technology-drenched Silicon Valley, you need a pretty special gadget. An iPhone 5 prototype would definitely do it, and something related to the Mars Curiosity rover would probably earn you some cool points. Recently, I discovered something else: the all-electric Tesla Model S.
The U.S. is once again home to the world's most powerful supercomputer, rebounding after it was knocked off the top of the list by China two years ago and Japan last year.
Social-savvy IT executives weigh in on how they use social media to connect with employees and improve company operations -- and how you can do the same.
Dell completed its acquisition of Wyse Technology just last month and is now hiring, and not cutting, employees.
Early adopters say the expense and time spent to revamp a data center's switching gear are well worth it; benefits include killer bandwidth and more flexibility.
Microsoft's new Surface tablets may not match Apple's iPad on battery life, according to estimates made by Computerworld based on comparable devices.
Self-driving electric taxis, smart appliances and municipal solar power are all amenities enjoyed by the residents of the futuristic Masdar City in the Middle East. Here's how they'll make their way to the U.S.
Microsoft's Surface tablet is a measured gamble to enter the cutthroat tablet business, but the company could be alienating longtime hardware partners that are also expected to announce Windows 8 devices starting later this year.
A Windows 8 tablet that's thin, light and easy on power consumption naturally invites comparisons with the iPad, so here goes.
Mobile technology is clearly the future for business. IDC research shows that 79 per cent of businesses are buying and supporting notebooks for their employees. On top of that, 86 per cent are supplying their employees with smartphones, and 62 per cent are providing tablets.. Read more