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NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center Recognized for Outstanding Design Implementation
April 3, 2013
The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) recently took top honors in the prestigious 2013 Green Enterprise IT (GEIT) Awards. The center's NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center won first place in the "Facility Design Implementation" category for its sustainable approach in designing and building the new NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center (NWSC).
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