Advanced Computing in the Age of AI | Wednesday, April 24, 2024

A Smarter Datacenter for the Smart Grid

As more businesses and consumers turn to the cloud for systems, apps and storage, datacenters are quickly becoming one of the largest consumers of electric power: the U.S. Environmental ...Full Article

BP Poll Finds Data Challenge Waiting in the Digital Oilfield

According to a poll taken today at the SPE Intelligent Energy International 2013 (IE2013) exhibition in Dubai, oil and gas professionals have unanimously identified the management and analysis of ...Full Article

DOE Awards $30M to Secure Energy Sector

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has granted $30 million through 11 awards to strengthen the defenses of the nation’s electrical grid as well as the infrastructure surrounding the ...Full Article

BP Fires Up 2.2 Petaflops Cluster for Oil Exploration

There is an arms race in the oil and gas industry, and the weapon of choice is a server cluster. Energy industry giant BP has opened the doors on ...Full Article

GIS Professionals to Fill Growing Role in Smart Grid Implementation

As we push to bring our power grid into the twenty-first century with sensors and analytics tools, geographic information systems (GIS) are filling a growing role in the industry. ...Full Article

EBay and Ellison Show Microgrids Gaining on Utilities

Originally the small-scale central power systems known as microgrids were merely a solution to mitigate blackouts, but with recent announcements that Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and eBay have adopted ...Full Article

An Introduction to Smart Grid Systems

Modernized electrical grids, or smart grids, are quickly moving from a futuristic notion to infrastructure we use every day. But as more utilities hop aboard the smart grid train, ...Full Article

Funneling Big Data through the Grid

As we push our power grid harder with every passing year, our grid’s infrastructure—its backbone—remains a relic of decades past, with many transformers dating back to the 1970’s. To ...Full Article

IBM Offers Weather Analytics for Wind and Solar

Hoping to improve the reliability of renewable energy resources and ultimately reduce carbon emissions, IBM is bringing its power and weather modeling technology to the energy sector. “The solution ...Full Article

Pantex Turns to Data Virtualization for Nuclear Security

Pantex Plant, the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) facility where nuclear weapons are dismantled or modified for the Department of Defense, has developed a new program designed to secure ...Full Article
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