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Data center energy efficiency education opportunity

Posted in certificates, data-center, education, energy-efficiency, training on May 12th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Smartpros offers training in energy improvement in data centers. …

… “Certificate in The Principles of Data Center Energy Efficiency … ” …

Via Green Engineering: Certificate

ISEB Foundation Certificate in Green IT

Posted in certificates, certification, education, green-it-qualification, green-it-strategy, sustainability on September 25th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Through its focus on sustainability in information technology, BCS has created a Foundation Certificate in Green IT. An 18 hour course is recommended in preparation to sit for the closed book exam. …

… “The certificate is suitable for those who require a broad understanding of the subject matter and need an appreciation of what Green IT can do for them and their organisation. ” …

Via BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT: Green IT Foundation

Green IT Qualification Created

Posted in certificates, certification, country-uk, education, green-it-qualification, green-it-strategy, professional-certification, region-europe, training on May 12th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

An certificate in green IT has been created in the UK. …

… “The qualification provides candidates with the necessary understanding of best practice in the burgeoning area of green IT. ” …

Via British Computer Society: Green IT

Green Data Center through Renewable Certs

Posted in alternative-energy, certificates, data-center, hosting, impact, power-consumption, purchasing, renewable-energy, renewable-energy-certificates on November 15th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

Renewable energy for data center
Hosting company uses renewable energy credits to offset its data center power consumption. …

… “1&1 Internet is purchasing enough Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) from the non-profit, Bonneville Environmental Foundation, to match 100% of the electricity used at the company’s data center. The majority of the RECs will be sourced from the Bowersock Mills and Power Company’s hydroelectric facility in Lawrence, Kansas. This hydroelectric facility is certified low impact by the Low Impact Hydro Institute (LIHI). ” …

Via 1&1: Data Center Goes Green

Green Power Recognition

Posted in alternative-energy, award, certificates, climate-change, electricity-usage, epa, green-power, impact, intel, investment, leadership, partnership, power-purchase, procurement, program, purchasing, renewable-energy on October 29th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

EPA recognizes Intel
Intel garners a 2008 Green Power Leadership Award from the EPA for its internal investments in sustainability and the impact from its procurement of green power. …

… “The EPA recognized the company’s voluntary efforts to address climate change through green power purchases and its impact in advancing the renewable energy market. … Intel signed a multi-year commitment to purchase more than 1.3 billion kilowatt hours of renewable energy certificates (REC) per year – enough power to meet approximately 47 percent of its purchased electricity use … ” …

Via Intel: EPA Green Power Partner of the Year

US EPA: “EPA’s Green Power Partnership is a voluntary program helping to increase the use of green power among leading U.S. organizations. “

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