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RobJohnson
05-23-2010, 06:12 PM
Giving new meaning to the term "server farm," a team of Hewlett-Packard researchers has come up with an idea for an environmentally friendly data center powered by manure.

In a paper set for release this week, HP scientists have proposed using a "biogas" recovery system that would convert livestock waste into methane, to be used as fuel to generate electricity for data centers those cutting-edge computer facilities that serve as the nerve centers for an increasingly Internet-dependent world.

http://technology.newsplurk.com/2010/05/cow-manure-powers-computers-down-on.html

Gingersnap
05-24-2010, 10:31 AM
Our server farm is already powered by B.S. half the time.