Green ICT in all levels of education and training

Research Labs are Biggest University Energy Consumers

Our recent post containing information about Green ICT issues at universities generated a lot of interest. Here is another insight: it is laboratory facilities are the big energy consumers on campuses.

User Behavior Can Thwart Green Tech

We can't emphasize enough that behavioral/cultural change is the oft-overlooked challenge to Green ICT. We have seen what happens when green is not the default behavior or when cultural entitlements thwart good intentions. A couple more examples come from academia.

Needs of Developing Countries Shed Light on Low-power PCs

Widespread computer use in developing countries runs right into power consumption and resource issues, so Vertatique follows developments in this area with keen interest. UK organization Computer Aid recently completed testing of low-power computers with ZDNet-UK and three African Universities.

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