Energyefficient

08.18.12
Facebook to backup its servers with low-power storage devices at 'Sub-Zero' data center
08.18.12

Facebook to backup its servers with low-power storage devices at 'Sub-Zero' data center

Data backups come in all shapes and sizes. For some, they take the form of external hard drives or...

By A. Santos,   08.18.12
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08.01.12
Facebook releases its 2011 energy usage report, details your carbon footprint
08.01.12

Facebook releases its 2011 energy usage report, details your carbon footprint

More Facebook news, but this time we're back to the numbers instead of reporting on a new feature,...

By J. Rigg,   08.01.12
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06.26.12
FutureDash EnergyBuddy hands-on (video)
06.26.12

FutureDash EnergyBuddy hands-on (video)

We've seen more than a few energy monitors, but how many of them offer a pretty light show on the...

By S. Silbert,   06.26.12
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05.04.12
First solar-powered boat to circle the world pulls into home port, contemplates next move
05.04.12

First solar-powered boat to circle the world pulls into home port, contemplates next move

It's been two years since we last heard of the 98-foot-long solar-powered boat, which at the time...

By S. Silbert,   05.04.12
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05.01.12
Honda test house features Smart Home System for controlling energy usage
05.01.12

Honda test house features Smart Home System for controlling energy usage

The term "smart home" seems to turn up in tech circles every so often, only to fade into the backg...

By S. Silbert,   05.01.12
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04.30.12
Study says wind turbines raise surrounding area temperature, but only at night
04.30.12

Study says wind turbines raise surrounding area temperature, but only at night

Who said the butterfly effect couldn't apply to renewable energy? Though wind farms are considered...

By S. Silbert,   04.30.12
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04.27.12
USC develops printable liquid solar cells for flexible, low-cost panels
04.27.12

USC develops printable liquid solar cells for flexible, low-cost panels

Solar cells are becoming more viable sources of energy -- and as they become more efficient, they'...

By S. Silbert,   04.27.12
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04.21.12
Facebook flips the switch on its North Carolina data center, cooled with balmy mountain air
04.21.12

Facebook flips the switch on its North Carolina data center, cooled with balmy mountain air

Since breaking ground in Western North Carolina some 16 months ago, Facebook has been running at f...

By B. Steele,   04.21.12
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04.05.12
Nest Thermostat update adds 10-day history, helps send chilly air through the home
04.05.12

Nest Thermostat update adds 10-day history, helps send chilly air through the home

There's a first for everything, including Engadget stories about software updates for thermostats....

By D. Wollman,   04.05.12
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