The Powering of the Green

Jim Rapoza, Chief Technology Analyst, eWEEK.For nearly fifteen years, Jim Rapoza has evaluated products and technologies in almost every technology category for eWEEK. Mr Rapoza's current technology focus is on all categories of emerging information technology though he continues to focus on core technology areas that include: content management systems, portal applications, Web publishing tools and security. Mr. Rapoza has coordinated several evaluations at enterprise organizations, including USA Today and The Prudential, to measure the capability of products and services under real-world conditions and against real-world criteria. Jim Rapoza's award-winning weekly column, Tech Directions, delves into all areas of technologies and the challenges of managing and deploying technology today.
By Jim Rapoza  |  Posted 2007-03-12 Email Print this article Print

algae.jpgWith St. Patrick's day approaching, we'll all soon be seeing lots of green (green shirts, green decorations, green beer).

But here at eWEEK, one area that we would like to see be a lot more green is our IT data center (in fact, stay tuned for more on that from us).

At the recent MIT Energy Conference, I got to see some of both the latest shipping products designed to both lower power and gas consumption and to help run homes and businesses more efficiently. Along with the cool new hybrids, batteries, solar reflectors and renewable power sources, there was this cool project that creates hydrogen using algae.

Click here to see the all of my pictures from the MIT Energy Conference. |

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