Hardware


UC San Diego Increasing Energy Capacity of Microgrid

The University of California, San Diego will be installing a battery-based energy storage system on campus as the newest addition to its microgrid.

U California, Davis To Add 16-Megawatt Solar Plant

The University of California, Davis will build a solar power plant that will be the largest in the UC system and will meet 14 percent of the university's energy needs.

Parking Management Update Adds API for Custom Apps

A company that develops applications for managing campus parking has just released a new version of its software that integrates with Blackboard's mobile app platform and adds enhancements to help students and staff find available parking.

Loyola Students Lose Mailboxes, Gain Mail Alerts

Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore recently revamped its mail delivery operations and is now reclaiming enough room to add additional student seating in its College Center.

3 D.C.-Based Institutions Partner on Nation's Largest Power Purchase Agreement

George Washington University, the American University and George Washington University Hospital have joined forces to launch a sustainable energy project that will bring 52 megawatts of solar power from North Carolina to the Washington, D.C.-based institutions.

Stanford Opens New Energy-Efficient Research Computing Center

Stanford University has opened the Stanford Research Computing Center to serve the computational needs of researchers through an energy-efficient shared facility.

U Maryland Upgrades High Performance Computing Capabilities

Researchers at the University of Maryland are getting a computer upgrade. The computing cluster that's been in place since 2006 is being replaced with a new Dell-powered cluster that's 10 times more powerful.

Brief: HP Intros Printer for Wireless Printing in the Classroom

HP's new printer offers secure wireless printing from smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.

Internet2 Extends Reach to Smaller Colleges and Universities

Internet2 is broadening its support to include smaller colleges and universities that are not necessarily research institutions but that nevertheless have "notable research projects and cyberinfrastructure needs."

U Illinois To Deploy Robotic Parking Structure

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will deploy an automated robotic parking system at a 16-story student housing project currently under construction.