Zayo has added another piece to its growing colocation business zColo by reaching a deal to acquire Dallas-based data center provider CoreXchange for an undisclosed sum.
Investors have filed 417 social and environmental shareholder resolutions so far this year at least 50 more than the same time in 2013 and 20 percent more than in February 2012, according to an analysis of proxies. The “Proxy Preview,” an annual report by As You Sow, the Sustainable Investments Institute and proxy voting service […]
This morning, Zayo announced the acquisition of CoreXchange. CoreXchange operates two data centers, one at 8600 Harry Hines Blvd which is new for Zayo, and the other at the Dallas Infomart at 1950 N. Stemmons Freeway where Zayo already has space. In all, the deal will give Zayo some 34,000 square feet of interconnection-focused colocation […]
RGS Energy and Mosaic announce that they have partnered to launch the Mosaic Home Solar Loan. The new loan program provides a simple and affordable means for American homeowners to finance ownership of their residential solar system. read more
Public Service Co. of Oklahoma (PSO) says it has made it easier for customers to take advantage of Oklahoma wind energy and at a lower cost. According to the utility, it has reduced the cost of its WindChoice program by more than 40% and is also offering customers more flexibility on the amount of wind Continue reading ?
I’m still on the road, and will be hosting the M&A CEO roundtable at Telecom Exchange West today. In the meantime, here’s a quick roundup of news from the international front this week: … [visit site to read more]
Tim Cook tells climate change sceptics to ditch Apple shares; Chief executive angered by right wing think tank’s questions about the profitability of renewable energy investments Jessica Shankleman, 3 March 2014 (UK Guardian) “AppleShow More Summary
Ultimately, the issue of our current energy predicament is that to extract oil or any fossil fuel, we have to keep current financial and political systems together. These systems can be expected to fail, far before we run out of oil in the ground. read more
Solar Market Insight Report 2013 Year in Review March 5, 2014 (Solar Energy Industries Association) “…Photovoltaic (PV) installations continued to proliferate [in 2013], increasing 41% over 2012 to reach 4,751 MW. Solar was the second-largest source of new electricity generating capacity in the U.S., exceeded only by natural gas. Show More Summary
Governors, FERC To Collaborate On Preparing U.S. Grid For More Wind Power February 28, 2014 (North American Windpower) "Representatives from the Governors' Wind Energy Coalition recently met with Federal Energy Regulatory CommissionShow More Summary
Structuring incoming environmental and efficiency standards for heavy-duty vehicles so that they are based on the full vehicle including the engine as well as having separate standards for just the engine, could result in better standards, according to research by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy. The ACEEE has been lobbying for the […]
Where CSP beats fossil energy: agricultural desalination; SkyFuel and WaterFX have just brought a six-month solar desalination pilot to a successful completion in California’s Panoche Water District. Here’s why thermal desalination of...Show More Summary
FCC’s September, 2013 denial of reconsideration finally makes it to the Federal Register While the transition of full-power TV stations from analog to digital occurred nearly five years ago, the DTV transition for Class A and LPTV stations is still far from complete. Show More Summary
The industry veteran Hunter Newby and the real estate development firm Amerimar are at it again, announcing the purchase of another substantial data center property this morning. The two, along with Abrams Capital, have purchased 401 North Broad Street in Philadelphia from The Stillman Group. … [visit site to read more]
In January we reported on the adoption of new rules governing the use of level probing radar. The FCC’s Report and Order has now made it into the Federal Register, which establishes the effective date of the new rules. That date is April 7, 2014.
Rapid growth in the number and sophistication of cyber attacks is forcing utilities to implement strong security measures. This, in turn, is driving rapid growth in the global market for smart grid cybersecurity. Infiniti Research Limited projects the market will grow at a compound annual growth rate of just under 30% from 2012 to 2016. Continue reading ?
Some of the earliest documented instances of opposition to the development of commercial nuclear power in the United States originated from designated representatives of the coal industry. They were the first people to mount sustained opposition to the use of taxpayer money to support the development of nuclear power stations. Show More Summary
The Russian VimpelCom, Wind Mobile’s financial backer, has “fully impaired” its Canadian assets due to challenges it faces in the country, raising doubts over the future of the wireless startup. According to an announcement issued early on Thursday, VimpelCom has suffered a total of $2.6 billion in losses in Canada and Ukraine in the fourth [...]
Just weeks after taking the reigns of Microsoft, a job that came with the responsibility to transform the stagnant tech giant, CEO Satya Nadella has initiated the much-anticipated shake-up of company’s upper level leadership, molding Microsoft in his own image as he prepares to move out of the shadows of the tech world and battle [...]