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GSA Begins Green Efforts for Federal Contractors

The General Services Administration has requested federal contractors submit their greenhouse gas emissions to make the federal government and its supply chain greener. Following the executive order signed by President Barack Obama in October 2009, GSA submitted a document to White House Council on Environmental Quality that outlined recommendations on …

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International Green IT Awareness Week Kicks Off

Today marks the beginning of a week-long initiative that promotes sustainable information technology within businesses and organizations, a worldwide event that originates in Australia but spans across the globe. With activities, training and presentations, International Green IT Awareness Week aims to spotlight green IT and make way for organizations to …

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FCC Hosts Clean Technology Event

The Federal Communications Commission announced today that more than 20 technology companies are going to participate in the Clean Technology Showcase at the agency’s headquarters. Confirmed technology exhibits include home energy management systems, smart appliances, smart electric meters, smart grid communications equipment, eco-friendly mobile handsets, green IT products, datacenter energy …

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Symposium Teaches Best Practices in Green IT

Executives and other leaders in IT will soon get a chance to summon and share ideas about the best energy-efficient technologies at a national event that addresses green technologies and how to best apply them. Held May 5 in Des Moines, Iowa, the Heartland GreenUp Symposium & Expo promotes awareness …

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Green IT and Efficient Data Center Webinars

BrightTALK, a webcasting service provider, will be hosting two webcasts titled Efficient Data Center and Green IT Summit. These webcasts will be free and held on April 20, 2010 and April 21, 2010. The webinars are a follow-up to the Green Data Center Summit that BrightTALK hosts back in November. …

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GSA’s Martha Johnson on Green IT, Telework

After her keynote address at FOSE 2010, Martha Johnson, administrator of the General Services Administration, spoke with reporters on green IT and telework, among other topics. When asked about what kind of internal programs or structures she has to ensure GSA buys green, Johnson said she believes there is no …

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First Green IT Economic Summit to be Held in April

Featuring 50 of world’s top technology firms, high-profile speakers and panels geared toward a national audience of CXOs, private equity investors and executive entrepreneurs, the first annual Green IT Economic Summit will be held April 22, 2010 at the Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner, Va. Green IT Economic Summit 2010 …

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New Funds for Green Energy

Early this week the Department of Energy confirmed an additional $100 billion will be awarded to advanced energy research projects.  This announcement comes just days before the much anticipated Copenhagen Summit. Many anticipate that diplomats attending will put pressure on the United States to up their clean energy efforts. Last …

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