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Engineers take embedded computing to new levels of precision through elaborate control systems in their quest for greater efficiency.
Date: 12/01/2007
Type: Article
The rapid growth of the IT sector requires a huge amount of electricity, causing a growing percentage of carbon emissions, but the internet can also be used as a tool to abate carbon emissions.
Date: 10/01/2008
Type: Article
A report released showed that IT companies are lagging in energy efficiency, an area that can greatly benefit them.
Date: 02/09/2009
Type: Blog
Cloud computing will increase activity at central servers. This increased traffic must be accompanied by energy efficiency gains.
Date: 03/23/2009
Type: Blog
By connecting the grid to a wireless network that updates current price and source of energy once every few minutes, an energy start-up hopes to reduce energy consumption and enable large-scale renewable energy use.
Date: 03/31/2009
Type: News
Intel is creating the compilers that work with many-core processors, which significantly reduce a computers energy use.
Date: 04/21/2009
Type: News
IT is a small, but rapidly growing, part of US energy use demand that needs to be addressed.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Tags: computing, IT
Computing is the fastest growing part of carbon consumption.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Due to the unpredictability of the internet, some aspects are over engineered, making it necessary to continually reevaluate processes and energy use.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Two companies are working together to integrate smart meters, communications gear, networking and software so utilities could power down home systems by remote control, or they can let the homeowner decide which devices will shut down when the utility asks for it.
Date: 06/24/2009
Type: News

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