Energy-efficient data centre helps IT firm cut emissions

Blog Created: 2017.08.14 14:42 Created by: Hall Cecília
IT consulting firm Capgemini is making rapid progress towards its carbon reduction targets, thanks in part to a state-of-the-art data centre in the UK which is claimed to be one of the most sustainable facilities of its kind.
 
The 32,000-square-foot Swindon data centre, named Merlin, was opened in 2010. Before that, Capgemini had already been investing in improving the power efficiency of its UK data centres, for example by sourcing 100% renewable energy; installing energy-efficient lighting and moving to lights-out operation; and monitoring temperature set points and making adjustments as required to maintain an optimal power-to-processing ratio.
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Unlocking the potential of energy efficiency investment

Blog Created: 2017.08.03 13:37 Created by: Hall Cecília
Investment in energy efficiency still lags behind renewable energy generation, despite the fact that energy efficiency is a 'win-win' for investors, according to Peter Sweatman, chief executive of consulting firm Climate Strategy & Partners.
 
In an article for GreenBiz, Sweatman -- who is also a rapporteur to the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) -- says that, in most cases, energy efficiency is a "much more reliable" investment than generation, with a much quicker payback period.
 
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A glimpse into the future of the corporate energy management market

Blog Created: 2017.07.31 14:35 Created by: Hall Cecília
The market for enterprise energy and building management is maturing, which means we are likely to see more consolidation and verticalisation over the next few years.
 
This and other trends in the corporate energy management sector were recently analysed by Joseph Aamidor, a senior product management consultant focused on smart buildings, IOT and energy, in an article for Greentech Media.
 
Aamidor highlighted four key trends that stood out at Greentech Media's Grid Edge World Forum 2017, a conference and exhibition focused on the distributed energy system of the future. They are: the coming consolidation, the growing diversity of delivery models, verticalisation, and improved clarity in the technology stack.
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AVReporter Energy Management Software for the European Youth Olympic Festival 2017

Blog Created: 2017.07.27 10:33 Created by: Hall Cecília

The European Youth Olympic Festival 2017 (EYOF) is currently taking place now, as from the 23rd to the 29th of July in Gyor, Hungary.

Held under the patronage of the IOC, and the pride of the European Olympic Committees with 25 years of tradition, the EYOF is the first top European multi-sport event aimed at young athletes aged 14 to 18. The event takes place under the Olympic flag, and is rich with Olympic traditions and is a meeting point for young athletes from 50 European countries.

When planning the development work for EYOF Győr’s city government decided to apply modern sustainability and energy management criteria to the new facilities and the related developments in cooperation with utility mogul E.ON and local companies.

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  • VEOLIA- Energy Management Solution for utilitiesVeolia is one of the market leader companies in Hungary in the energy, water and waste management industry. The group company employs approximately 2,500 people who provide professional services to various towns, institutions and industrial companies enabling them to efficient manage resources, while the water utility and district heating branches of the company supply drinking water to hundreds of thousands of families, and heat to tens of thousands of households. With its more than 20-year professional experience Veolia is a determining participant of the Hungarian energy market. The energy branch of the company group provides energy to various institutions of 50 local municipalities, 85 state-owned and public buildings, 30 health institutions and 31 industrial plants, while its district heating networks supply 67,000 residential and institutional customers nationwide. In the three power plants of the company operate high-efficiency natural gas blocks and blocks utilizing renewable energy (biomass).
  • Meet us at the Utility Week in BarcelonaThe European Utility Week aims to be a serious information platform connecting the smart utility community, focusing on regional and global developments in Grid Optimisation, Renewables, Energy Storage, Smart Metering, Smart Cities, Smart Homes, Energy Services & Efficiency, Intelligent Buildings, Data Management, Analytics and IoT, Cyber Security, Smart Gas and Smart Water.  The event serves as an annual meeting point for the community and will be attended by 12.000 international visitors, 450 speakers and 600 exhibitors. 
  • Remote Desktop ServiceAs part of our sales support options, remote desktop service is high on demand.
  • AVReporter Windows Phone & IPhone Mobile Client (Remote Meter Reading)With the support of this application the measurement data (identifying meters manually or by QR code) can be entered and sent via email (attachment in CSV file format) easily into the AVReporter server application.  
  • Technical SpecificationsBelow are some of the specific key elements of AVReporter: