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Bamboo Systems Models How to Reduce Data Center Carbon Footprint with Arm Servers

Bamboo’s new whitepaper crunches the numbers on x86 powered data centers vs those utilizing Arm servers CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND AND SAN JOSE, CA – July 13, 2021 – Bamboo Systems, a provider of revolutionary Arm-based, enterprise-classed servers architected to meet the needs of today’s software design and data center demands, today released a whitepaper “Reducing Your Data Center Carbon Footprint with Bamboo Arm Servers” which analyzes the energy used by different types of data centers. Bamboo found that an Arm server-powered data center reduces CO2 production by 74 percent, equivalent to almost half a million barrels of oil. Bamboo’s whitepaper model…

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EIA expects growth in electricity sales and generation from renewables through 2022

EIA forecasts U.S. retail sales of electricity will increase by 2.8% in 2021, led by a 5.1% increase in sales to the industrial sector. In the most recent release of our Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), we forecast electricity sales will also grow in the commercial sector, though at a slower rate of 2.1%, as many workers continue working from home.

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EIA expects Brent crude oil prices to stabilize then decline as global oil production increases

U.S. ENERGY INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC 20585 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 8, 2021 EIA forecasts in the June release of its Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) that global Brent crude oil prices will stabilize in mid-2021 and average about $68 per barrel (b) in the third quarter before decreasing to an average of $60/b in 2022. Brent crude oil prices averaged $68/b in May, a 25% increase from January’s average. “In the coming months, we expect global oil production to catch up with the increases we’ve seen in demand in 2021,” said EIA Acting Administrator Stephen Nalley. “U.S. and global oil producers…

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Newable Finance brokerage launches Renewable Energy Finance solution ahead of UK governments plan for Net Zero

Newable Finance have announced the launch of a brand-new Renewable Energy Finance team which will be headed up by Chris Russell, Head of Renewable Energy. Chris brings a decade of specialist experience in the sector. The sector will be a major growth area as businesses look to invest in more energy-efficient methods from both a financial and environmental prospective. Newable Finance have direct access to multiple Renewable Energy focused lenders to source the best tailored and structured finance packages for clients. Leanne Dawson, Head of Regional Broking comments: “With the demand of lending required within the Renewable Energy sector, the…

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Greentech firm Qualus secures additional £1 Million financing

With patented polymer Sfere technology, Qualus is helping tanneries around the world reduce water consumption by up to 40% and chemicals by up to 15% LONDON – Qualus, the leading provider of sustainable solutions to the leather industry, has secured £1 million of financing in a round led by Irrus Investments, an Ireland based angel syndicate. Co-investors in the round include CPI Enterprises and angels from Cambridge Capital Group and Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of London. After years of optimising its solution through in-field trials at tanneries, Qualus now has multiple customers transitioning all production to its innovative system…

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New survey shows 'Big Six' losing ground as challenger brands shake up the energy sector

Big Six have lost 8 percent of market to challenger brands in three years Good customer service still the key to consumer trust Price remains the most important factor when choosing to switch provider Green credentials increasingly important for consumers wanting to switch 70 percent of 18-34 year olds want energy conservation advice Email still customers’ preferred channel of communication London, 19 May 2021 – A new survey has revealed that the ‘Big Six’ energy providers have lost ground to challenger brands over the past three years, revealing that the market share of the Big Six has reduced by 8…

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Housing Technology Launches Transformative ‘Housing On Demand’ Streaming Platform – Launch Comment by Midge Ure (Musician), Lord John Bird (Big Issue)

A new ‘on-demand’ streaming app is being launched by Housing Technology, the UK’s leading technology information service and broadcaster for the UK housing sector. The Housing Technology On-Demand app will deliver the expertise of technology leaders from the world of housing to those working in the sector around the clock. Topics range from the future of 3D printed homes to the use of the Internet of Things (IoT) systems for managing areas as diverse as heating, home security and fire safety. The new platform aims to emulate the success of the sector’s leading Housing Technology Executive Conference event, which for…

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EIA expects changes in electricity generation and increased electricity use as economy improves

U.S. ENERGY INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC 20585 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 11, 2021 EIA expects U.S. electricity generation will look different this summer compared with last summer as rising natural gas costs drive many electricity generators to switch to renewables and coal. Our annual Summer Electricity Industry Outlook, released today with Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), forecasts a 12% decline in electricity generation from natural gas, a 21% increase in generation from renewable sources, and an 18% increase in generation from coal nationwide over last summer. This trend will be most pronounced in Texas and the Midwest. “We believe renewable sources will…

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Bullfinch AG and Aquila Capital launch Joint Investment Vehicle for energy-efficient assets

Aquila Capital and bullfinch are pleased to announce the launch of a strategic joint investment vehicle intended to invest in energy efficiency assets across Europe. By combining Aquila Capital’s leading investment experience in real assets and renewable energy, with bullfinch’s unique expertise in decentralized renewable projects and next-gen technology platform, the partnership intends to make an immediate impact in the renewable investment landscape. - Cross reference: Picture is available at AP Images (http://www.apimages.com) - With more than EUR 25 trillion to be invested in upgrading real estate assets across Europe to achieve climate goals, decentralized green infrastructure projects play an…

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Speedcast Selected to Expand Connectivity Solution to Future-Proof Stena Drilling Fleet

Investment in digital transformation driving communications design enhancements for global drilling assets Aberdeen, United Kingdom — April 13, 2021 — Speedcast, the world’s most trusted communications and IT services provider, has announced it has secured a five-year contract with Stena Drilling to expand its existing communications service with a newly designed solution to maximize operational effectiveness and support digital transformation efforts for Stena’s global fleet. Aberdeen-based Stena Drilling Ltd. is a leading independent drilling contractor with operations across the globe. Speedcast has provided corporate networking and crew welfare connectivity long-term across the driller’s fleet of four drill ships and two…

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EIA expects U.S. motor fuel consumption to increase this summer, but remain below 2019 levels

U.S. ENERGY INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC 20585 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 6, 2021 The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts an increase in demand for petroleum products during the 2021 summer driving season as the impacts of COVID-19 diminish in the United States. EIA’s annual Summer Fuels Outlook, released today with EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), expects a 15% increase in U.S. highway travel this summer but still less highway travel than in the summer of 2019. EIA also forecasts the Brent crude oil price will average $64 per barrel this summer, a 78% increase from last summer’s average of $36…

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U.S. Energy Information Administration to release new monthly biofuels data

U.S. ENERGY INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC 20585 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 25, 2021 The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) announced today that it will release expanded monthly biofuels data through a new report—the Monthly Biofuels Capacity and Feedstocks Update. On March 31, 2021, EIA plans to publish the first edition of this report, which will contain January 2021 data. EIA will also modify petroleum and biofuel volumetric balances in the interactive Supply and Disposition summary data table in its Petroleum Navigator. “We developed the Monthly Biofuels Capacity and Feedstocks Update because of the significant growth in U.S. production of renewable fuels,”…

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