The most recent Green IT news from TechWeekEurope. As businesses move to cut energy costs and reduce emissions, we track the tech tools that enable you do achieve this, including data centre efficiency, systems management and carbon accounting

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Smart power networks will rely on local generation and distributed storage

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If you've got a data centre, it's time to dip your toes in liquid, says Peter Judge

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Apple bans two potentially hazardous chemicals from the final assembly process, but campaigners say the iPhone maker must do more

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On by Tom Jowitt 0

New USB-C connector is reversible, the same at both ends, and can be used both ways up

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Politicians may get votes by binning wind power, says Peter Judge, but tech firms still see the benefit

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The Pro Tech Network is intended to help launch thousands of new device repair businesses

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On by Max Smolaks 0

What do you know about the men who became famous by breaking stuff?

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Governments and individuals may want it otherwise, but Peter Judge thinks data will always find its way across borders

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The Glasgow 2014 team needed 2400 PCs, 520Gbps of bandwidth and 123TB of storage to deliver a successful Commonwealth Games, but it wasn't ready for the cloud

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DTU sets new data transfer record, claiming more must be done to meet future traffic demands and limit carbon emissions

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