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Excess Energy Consumption: The Dark Side of Blockchain Tech [Infographic]

Cryptocurrency can raise a cause for concern from an environmental standpoint because the redundancies built into the system mean that a lot of that energy is wasted. Going forward, it is something that will need to be seriously addressed.

Elon Musk: Renewables the Only Solution to Australia’s Energy Crisis

The energy crisis in Australia is so bad that some families have to choose between power and food on some days, according to this 60 Minutes segment.And though Elon Musk and Tesla are already...
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The Benefits of Using a Green Data Center

Smartphones have made high-definition video and photography available to almost anyone, resulting in an endless growth in new data that must be stored and recorded for future access. This has significant implications both for...

How South Australia can function reliably while moving to 100% renewable power

Despite the criticism levelled at South Australia over its renewable energy ambitions, the state is nevertheless aiming to be carbon neutral by mid-century), which will mean moving to 100% renewable electricity over the next...
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The Salton Sea: A Deserted Seascape that Could Come Back to Life with Geothermal...

Back in the 1950s, the Salton Sea area was a happening tourist area. This California tourist hotspot drew thousands of visitors, developers and businesses who thought to take advantage of this paradise surrounded by the...
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How Electric Utility Companies Can Benefit From Electric Vehicles

While the benefits to traffic and the environment that electric vehicles can provide are pretty well-known, there are also some potential financial benefits for certain sectors outside the auto industry, that have been somewhat...

Dryer vs. Clothesline: Drop the Power-Wasting Appliance

Somewhere in your home, perhaps lurking in the basement, a closet, or even a bathroom, sits the biggest single energy consumer in your home.This power-wasting appliance consumes an average of 4000 watts, the typical...
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Green Home Ideas: Smart Technology that Won’t Break the Bank

Eco-friendly technology products are an affordable way to make strides toward a greener existence.
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Infographic: What is plug load and how does it increase your energy bill?

The expanding use of technology in our lives, and particularly in business, is making it much more efficient to accomplish daily tasks. But one thing that is not being made more efficient is our...
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How to Reduce Your Global Footprint and Energy Consumption

Current methods of electrical energy generation consume large amounts of non-renewable resources and emit considerable pollution into our environment. Consequently, there has been a recent increase in the public interest in reducing our individual...