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green IT

Developed by: 
Cabinet Office
Description: 

The Cabinet Office made recommendations in the report aimed at making the energy consumption of government ICT carbon-neutral within four years. The report claims the UK government is the first in the world to make such an effort.

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http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/media/66177/greening_government_ict.pdf
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Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
.pdf document
Developed by: 
National IT- and Telecom Agency
Description: 

Green IT is research in and use of IT in an efficient and environmentally correct manner.
Green IT can contribute to reducing energy consumption, both by reducing power consumption as well as promoting innovative IT solutions capable of reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions in other sectors.
This Action Plan presents eight concrete initiatives for the private and public sectors, which wi

Go to direct to resource: 
http://www.itst.dk/filer/Publications/Action_plan_for_Green_IT_in_Denmark/index.htm
Contact person: 
National IT- and Telecom Agency
Contact email: 
itst@itst.dk
Type of access: 
Open
Type of information available online: 
action plan in .html and dowloadable .pdf document
Developed by: 
Ecosia Microsoft Yahoo
Description: 

Ecosia is an eco-friendly Internet search engine backed by Yahoo, Bing and the World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). At least 80% of its advertising revenue go to a rainforest protection program run by the WWF. Ecosia servers run on green electricity.Ecosia: Green Search Engine: Ecosia: Green Search EngineEcosia: Green Search Engine: Ecosia: Green Search Engine

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http://ecosia.org
Contact person: 
Ecosia
Contact email: 
questions@ecosia.org
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
Search engine
Developed by: 
Google
Description: 

Google’s green initiative aiming to lower Google’s carbon footprint through investing in energy efficiency, renewable energy and carbon offsets. Contains details on Google’s efforts to improve the efficiency of their servers and data centers and to ensure proper reuse and recycling of all electronic equipment.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://www.google.com/corporate/green/
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Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
website, information, IT tools
Developed by: 
Research Group in Decision Analysis (GERAD)
Description: 

Profiling Internet equipment from different vendors in terms of consumption, efficiency and other factors and we are using that data to tackle different operational and planning problems. The research group investigates the relationship between network robustness and consumption.

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http://www.polymtl.ca/recherche/rc/en/unites/details.php
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Type of access: 
Open
Type of information available online: 
Website of Polytechnique Montréal, contacts

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