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Green Bitcoin Mining Company Iris Increases Its’ Fundraising Round To $40M

Australian data center provider Iris has doubled its fundraising round to $40 million AUD ($30.7 million USD) ahead of its Initial Public Offering (IPO). The company provides data center services for computing applications requiring high performance and efficiency, such as machine learning, genomics and research, rendering and visualization, mining, and more. They do so using…

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World’s Largest Offshore (853-foot Haliade-X) Wind Turbine Powers Up

The world’s largest offshore wind turbine — the GE Haliade-X has commenced operation in the Port of Maasvlakte-Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The Haliade-X is a wind turbine prototype from General Electric Renewable Energy, and it stands 260 meters (853 feet) tall. The 12 MW (12,000 kW) turbine has a rotor spanning 220 meters (722 feet) and…

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Renewable Energy Accounted For 44% Of Germany’s Production In October

Renewable energy accounted for a record 44.1% of Germany’s electricity production in the month of October, according to Germany Trade And Invest. The record is partly attributable to winter storms Xavier And Herwart. Wind turbines contributed the bulk of that power, at 82.1 TWh, biomass contributed 40.1 TWh, solar systems contributed 37.5 TWh, and hydroelectric power…

Mars Agrees To Construct A 200 MW Wind Farm

Mars Incorporated, the manufacturer of SNICKERS, Skittles, Pedigree, and other products will have a whopping 200 MW wind farm constructed by Blattner Energy Inc, with the assistance of Sumitomo Corporation and BNB Renewable Energy. That will cover 100% of Mars’ U.S. electricity usage! Mars is a big company, consisting of 70 sites, including 37 factories and…