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  • Green tech innovation could die post carbon tax

    The future of green technology innovation isn't looking so bright following the repeal of the carbon tax, says Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s head of Australia, Kobad Bhavnagri.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett23 July 14 14:59
  • Where is green IT heading in 2013?

    Analysts predict an uptake in trigeneration technology and data centre infrastructure management tools, and that there will be more consolidation of IT infrastructure, more sophisticated monitoring and reporting of energy use, and driving down energy costs will become a top priority for CIOs next year.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett13 Dec. 12 12:14
  • Assessing the commercial implications of the carbon tax

    Calculating the impact of a carbon tax is relatively easy if you are one of the 500 ‘polluters’; it is more problematic if you are one of the remaining 2 million Australian businesses

    Written by Morris Kaplan01 March 12 10:39
  • NextDC gets green light for Sydney data centre

    Data centre operator NextDC (ASX: NXT) has been given the go-ahead to kick off construction on its latest data centre in Sydney, S1, which was initially announced back in March.

    Written by Chloe Herrick14 Nov. 11 15:27
  • Carbon tax may drive storage virtualization uptake: Hitachi

    The introduction of the new carbon tax on 1 July, 2012 may mean increased energy costs for the IT industry, but at least one storage virtualization vendor has been gearing up for a predicted increase in sales.

    Written by Hamish Barwick20 July 11 11:59
  • NSW Business Chamber analyses effects of carbon tax

    The tax and compensation package released by the Federal Government as part of its carbon pricing scheme has implications for every Australian business, but ploughing through the minutiae to find out how will affect operations is something of chore.

    Written by CIO Staff13 July 11 12:50
  • ASG Group, Vocus confirm customers will take carbon tax hit

    Data centre operators ASG Group and Vocus have confirmed that they will pass on some increases in energy costs associated with the Gillard Government's carbon tax to customers after 1 July next year.

    Written by Hamish Barwick13 July 11 12:29
  • Carbon tax an impetus for green data centres

    The debate about the implementation of a carbon tax in Australia may be heating up, but major data centre providers are keeping relatively cool despite the implications of such a tax on the ICT industry.

    Written by Tim Lohman01 March 11 12:19