[LINK] re: Computer Energy Standard Workshop, 8 February, Sydney

Brenda Aynsley bpa at iss.net.au
Sat Feb 9 02:20:19 EST 2008


stephen at melbpc.org.au wrote:
> A star-sticker for IT boxes sounds good to me, and I think, one apparently
> powerful (and very right wing) US industry lobby group appears to agree .. 
> 
> Eg, "Do more to encourage innovation of energy efficient IT, but don't set
> rigid performance standards for computers and other energy-hungry devices.
> The economy and environment stands to benefit from free-market policies.."
> 
> Also, as the article suggests, we could have 'Rudd-Rewards' or a "Garrett-
> Gold" (with maybe a song) for companies with energy efficient IT solutions.
> 


Have linkers seen the greenPC due to hit our shores imminently?

http://www.protac.com.au/gpc.asp
http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/11/04/gos-where-computers-are-headed/

Is it a marketing gimmick or for real?

cheers
brenda


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