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Energy and Environmental Systems
Wednesday, August 14, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Real World Data on EV Driving and Grid Impacts Emerging from Key Markets »
Southern California Edison (SCE), the large investor-owned utility serving Los Angeles and much of Southern California, re...
Thursday, August 8, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
New NREL Study on Wide Range of Land Use Requirements for Solar Plants »
A new study from NREL analyzes land use requirements and associated efficiency for different types of solar installat...
Thursday, August 1, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Community Solar in California? »
Senate Bill 43, a bill that would make Community Solar viable in the State of California, has recently passed legisla...

Green IT and Data Centers
Tuesday, June 12, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Energy efficiency – the bigger picture »
Organizations are exploring a growing raft of power efficient technologies and innovative designs to control costs and mee...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Server Efficiency: Aligning Energy Use With Workloads »
At Intel, we launched to great fanfare the newest Xeon E5-2600 series of server microprocessors this spring. Of course, t...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
The changing face of ASHRAE data center environmental standards »
As IT evolves, data center environmental standards must also change. When mainframes ruled IT, the conventional wisdom was...
Thursday, June 7, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
HP Unveils Architecture for First Net Zero Energy Data Center »
HP today unveiled research from HP Labs , the company’s central research arm, that illustrates the architecture for a data...
Thursday, June 7, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Green goes DC over AC in fourth Zurich data center »
Switzerland's aptly named Green Data Center officially opened a its latest facility in Zurich saying it uses the world's m...

IT Green Power
Monday, June 4, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABB Designs DC-Powered Data Center, Rutgers Builds Solar-Powered Micro-Data Center »
Swiss power company ABB and IT firm Green recently unveiled a data center expansion in Zurich that uses direct current tec...
Friday, June 1, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Almost Half of Big Corporations Plan Renewables Increase, Study Says »
Nearly half of the world’s largest corporations plan to moderately or significantly increase investment in renewable energ...
Friday, May 18, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
QTS Data Centers Add 1 Megawatt of Solar »
Data center service provider  QTS (Quality Technology Services)  is building new solar power installations at...
Thursday, May 17, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apple: iDataCenter Power Will Be 100% Green »
Apple  is doubling the size of its already-huge solar array at its data center in North Carolina, buying another 100...
Tuesday, May 15, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Using hydrogen to store energy »
Hydrogen  as an energy-storage medium is a time-tested concept in several applications. Siemens Building Technologie...

IT Strategies and Solutions for Sustainability
Monday, June 11, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
6 ways software rules the clean power economy »
The clean power economy needs hardware of course — billions of dollars have gone into creating more efficient solar cells,...
Thursday, May 31, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deloitte: Life Cycle Assessments Can Add Value »
Life cycle assessments are an important tool for firms trying to identify the areas of a product’s life that offer the lar...
Friday, May 25, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Digital Lumens updates LED lighting management platform »
Attention facilities managers: Industrial lighting technology company Digital Lumens has updated the reporting and plannin...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Levi's makes life-cycle assessment part of its fabric »
Life-cycle assessment (LCA) tools began increasing in popularity a few years ago as sustainability-minded companies sought...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sustainability through software: Q&A with SAP's Peter Graf »
SAP Chief Sustainability Office Peter Graf has been working for the company for 16 years, but says that now "is probably t...

IT Tools for Workforce Enablement
Wednesday, May 23, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Swag, cash or kudos: The best rewards of employee engagement »
As a provider of sustainability engagement programs, one of the most frequent questions we get asked by current and prospe...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to defeat the massive plug-load monster »
Maybe you just got to the office, grabbed some coffee and pulled up to your desk to start your day. Your printer sits inno...
Thursday, May 3, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Granola: Seeding the cloud for PC power management »
Is there anything that meets the classic definition of low-hanging fruit better than PC power management? The act of moni...
Monday, November 15, 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Xerox Employees’ Green Ideas Save Company $10.2 Million »
One way to dismiss sustainability and any smidgen of corporate social responsibility is to shout the antiquated argument...
Wednesday, November 3, 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Programs Promoting Efficiency Lead to Significant Energy Savings »
Programs that drive customers and organizations to save energy through changes in behavior at their homes, businesses an...

Sustainability in the Marketplace
Thursday, June 7, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
‘Intelligent Efficiency’ Could Cut US Energy Use 22%, ACEEE Says »
The US could reduce its energy use by up to 22 percent by using a systems-based approach to increase efficiency, according...
Thursday, June 7, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Intel, Whirlpool Lead Corporate Green Ranking »
Computer chip maker Intel and home appliance manufacturer Whirlpool have been named as the major US firms with the stronge...
Thursday, June 7, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
PwC Report: How Companies Can Put a Dollar Value on Sustainability »
Companies can measure the value of sustainability and how their environmental efforts directly contribute to profits, usin...
Tuesday, May 29, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Intel Sustainability Report: Tech Giant Commits to 10% GHG Cut »
Intel has pledged to reduce its direct greenhouse gas emissions by 10 percent on a per-chip basis by 2020 compared to 2010...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Accenture: 44% of Senior Execs say Sustainability ‘Critical’ to Business »
Forty-four percent of senior executives say that sustainability is critical to their businesses, according to an Accenture...

Press Releases and AltaTerra in the News
Tuesday, March 13, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Practices for Green Product Innovation Highlighted in AltaTerra Online Briefing »
Experts from Ingersoll Rand’s Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability and AltaTerra Research will discuss how...
Tuesday, March 13, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
IKEA and SoCore Energy to Highlight Expansion of Corporate Solar Power Strategies »
Experts from AltaTerra Research, IKEA, and SoCore Energy will discuss how corporations are moving beyond pilot installatio...
Tuesday, March 13, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Briefing to Highlight Role of Management Metrics & Incentives in Improving Building Energy Efficienc »
PALO ALTO, California, February 28, 2012- On Tuesday, March 20 at 11:00 a.m Pacific / 2:00 p.m. Eastern, George Denise of...
Tuesday, October 18, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Emerging Corporate and Institutional Strategies for Employee Use of Electric Vehicles »
On  November 3 rd , AltaTerra Research, corporate sustainability, and utility experts will discuss how leading org...
Tuesday, August 2, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
AltaTerra Online Briefing Highlights New IT Solutions to Manage Employee Engagement for Sustainabili »
AltaTerra Research and corporate experts to share best practices for implementing IT technology for use in employee enga...

Resource Efficiency
Friday, March 2, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Retrofits Could Yield $1T in Energy Savings in US in a Decade »
Savvy investments in energy efficiency retrofits for buildings could yield more than three times their value, mounting to...
Thursday, February 23, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
90 Energy Star Leaders Cut Energy Use by 20% or More »
Nearly half of organizations in the EPA’s Energy Star Leaders program have improved the energy efficiency of their buildin...

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