23 Jun '11, 7pm

IBM's Lighting, Data Center Projects Reap $50M in Energy Savings

IBM has saved $50 million in the past two years through thousands of energy and efficiency projects around the world, the company says in its 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report . Efficient lighting, better operating schedules for building systems and cloud computing are among the efforts that pushed IBM over a couple of its energy goals. IBM is aiming to eliminate 1.1. million megawatt hours (MWh) of energy use by 2012, a goal set in 2009. By the end of last year, IBM exceeded its interim goal of cutting out 496,000 MWh by eliminating 523,000 MWh. In the mid-2000s, IBM set a goal to reduce carbon dioxide emissions related to energy use by 12 percent, from 2005 to 2012. It has now surpassed that goal by reducing emissions 16.7 percent, more than doubling the 5.7 percent reduction it was at by the end of 2009. Those savings came from a variety of efforts around the world. ...

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