Energy Internet and eVehicles Overview

Governments around the world are wrestling with the challenge of how to prepare society for inevitable climate change. To date most people have been focused on how to reduce Green House Gas emissions, but now there is growing recognition that regardless of what we do to mitigate against climate change the planet is going to be significantly warmer in the coming years with all the attendant problems of more frequent droughts, flooding, sever storms, etc. As such we need to invest in solutions that provide a more robust and resilient infrastructure to withstand this environmental onslaught especially for our electrical and telecommunications systems.

Linking renewable energy with high speed Internet using fiber to the home combined with eVehicles and dynamic charging where vehicle's batteries are charged as it travels along the road, may provide for a whole new "energy Internet" infrastructure for linking small distributed renewable energy sources to users that is far more robust and resilient to survive climate change than today's centralized command and control infrastructure. For more details please see:

Using eVehicles for Renewable Energy Transportation and Distribution: http://goo.gl/bXO6x and http://goo.gl/UDz37

Free High Speed Internet to the Home or School Integrated with solar roof top: http://goo.gl/wGjVG

High level architecture of Internet Networks to survive Climate Change: http://goo.gl/juWdH

Architecture and routing protocols for Energy Internet http://goo.gl/niWy1g


Monday, February 27, 2012

Another innovative low carbon brokered cloud strategy - Mastodon C


[Mastodon C is a new service from Magic Dashboards, a London-based startup.It helps developers and data scientists to minimize their environmental impact, by sending their Hadoop jobs to the greenest available locations, without reducing their productivity or significantly increasing cost.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Carbon Accounting and Green IT strategies for networks - TERENA workshop


[TERENA in partnership with SURFnet and GEANT is hosting a 2 day workshop on carbon accounting and Green IT strategies for R&E networks.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Green IT is revolutionizing UK cyber-Infrastructure via networks, cloud, outsouring and financial incentives


[As readers of this blog may know I have long argued that advances in research and education through cyber-infrastructure (or eInfrastructure) can be largely justified, if not entirely paid for through the energy savings of using clouds, networks or outsourcing.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Stanford university research on dynamic charging of electric vehicles for future Energy Internet


[It is exciting to see prestigious institutions like Stanford University, which has been the incubator for many companies that created the original Internet, to now undertake work leading to the development of the Energy Internet.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Green Revolving Funds can help fund costs of cloud computing and R&E networking


[There have been some interesting new developments in university Green Revolving Funds (GRF) that I believe could be a significant revenue opportunity for cloud suppliers and R&E networks

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