25 Apr '11, 11pm

Cash-Strapped California to Save Millions with PC Power Management

Cash-Strapped California to Save Millions with PC Power Management

SACRAMENTO, CA — In September 2010, former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed AB 2408 into law , launching an effort to consolidate the state's data centers and save the cash-strapped government hundreds of millions of dollars per year through increased energy efficiency. Just over six months after that law went on the books, the state has already cut its energy use by enough to power 2,000 homes for a year. The savings put the state well on its way to achieving the targets set out in AB 2408, of cutting the energy used by ICT equipment by 20 percent by July 1, 2011, and by 30 percent by July 1, 2012. PC power management technologies and data center consolidation were the two key strategies that the state's Green IT Workgroup used for its Phase One efforts. Through widespread adoption of PC power management, the state expects to save 10 million kilowatt-hours of energy ...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2011/04/25/cash-strapped-cal...

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