Software company Verdiem adds a Sustainability Dashboard to better visualize energy savings and carbon reductions from automated PC power management.
Surveyor application puts company PCs in low-power mode on a schedule, which can save 60 percent on energy costs and 40 percent on carbon emissions.
Cisco moves deeper into energy efficiency through deal with Verdiem to combine power management for PCs and other networked gear in Cisco's EnergyWise application.
The software, from corporate power management software company Verdiem, cuts down on energy use significantly by scheduling when a computer goes into suspend mode.
A free download, Edison is available to consumers to help with their PC power management at home.
EnergyWise software for its networking gear will manage energy levels of phones and other tech equipment. Company also plans to get into building-automation systems.
Microsoft has gotten religion on energy efficiency and Windows by enhancing the default power management features for end users and IT pros, company executives say.
Backed by Kleiner Perkins, start-up Hara is fielding software to help businesses track use of energy and other resources. Will it take hold without national carbon regulations?
The first sustainable business summit at UT Austin highlights a number of issues about reducing wasted energy and resources with tech products.
Utilities are at the forefront of energy efficiency and smart-grid technology deployment--and when it comes to plug-in hybrids, the grid had better be modernized.