Posts Tagged ‘center’

Facebook to build wind farm for Omaha data center

Facebook is partnering with a developer to build a wind power farm in northeast Nebraska that will supply energy for the company's planned data center. View full post on Wind Power News

$200M Jay County wind energy center updates construction

The project includes construction of the Bluff Point Wind Energy Center in southern Jay County and 57 General Electric wind turbines, said NextEra Energy Resources in a news release. “This project has been years in the making and it's exciting to see it all come together,” said Zack Melda, project director for NextEra Energy Resources, […]

Massive, Six-Story Data Center in a Norwegian Mine Comes Online

An abandoned mine-turned data center in Norway will officially open on Wednesday, according to Lefdal , builder of what it claims is “the largest green data center in Europe.” Its first two tenants are IBM and the German industrial conglomerate Friedhelm LOH Group. View full post on Wind Power News

Vincent Callebauts Botanic Center design fights urban smog and harvests clean energy

A concrete behemoth in Brussels has been transformed into a smog-fighting clean energy generator in Vincent Callebaut's latest vision, the Botanic Center Bloom. Reimagined with a lush green envelope, the redesigned building features 10,000 plants and green roofs that could capture close to 50 tons of carbon dioxide from the city each year. View full […]

Nearby Wind Turbines Cause Family To Abandon Home, Which Greenies Then Turned Into A Research Center

A Vermont family abandoned their home in 2014 after the installation of noisy wind turbines nearby, then environmentalists moved in and turned it into a research center to study the impacts of wind power on human health. The company behind the wind project that drove the Therrien family from their home recently declared bankruptcy, and […]

Suzlon opens blade science center in Denmark

The center, in Vejle, Denmark, will focus on developing blades and control systems to help maximize levelized cost of energy in wind turbines. Wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Group announced on Feb. 1 the opening of its new Blade Science Center in Vejle, Denmark. View full post on Wind Power News

Microsoft tests underwater data center

Facebook, for example, built a data center in Lulea in Sweden because the icy cold temperatures there would help cut the energy required for cooling. A proposed Facebook data center in Clonee, Ireland, will rely heavily on locally available wind energy. View full post on Wind Power News

Salesforce Buys Wind Power for its Entire Data Center Load

Salesforce has contracted for 40 megawatts of wind power from a West Virginia wind farm, becoming the latest cloud giant to enter into a utility-scale renewable-energy purchase agreement for its data centers. The purchase covers more capacity than all of the cloud-based business software giant’s servers consume in data centers that host them. View full […]

Siemens To Provide Long-Term Service At Bison Wind Energy Center In North Dakota

Siemens has signed a long-term agreement with the U.S. energy company Minnesota Power to provide service and maintenance for 149 D3-platform wind turbines installed at the Bison Wind Energy Center, located near New Salem, North Dakota. Under terms of the agreement, Siemens will provide 10 years of service and maintenance for the D3 turbines installed […]

More than 700 solar panels installed at Fort Custer Training Center

The panel will provide electricity to the 7,500-acre training center. It consists of 780 panels, each rated at 330 watts yielding a capacity of 257,400 kilowatts of power. View full post on Wind Power News