Servers are having a major impact on UK electricity consumption, research undertaken for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has found.
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The research, conducted by the Market Transformation Programme (MTP), found that servers were responsible for more than 4% of the UK's total commercial electricity consumption in 2005. MTP projected that server energy consumption is on course to increase by more than 180% between 2006 and 2010.
MTP product manager Robin Murray said, "We want to encourage the use of more energy efficient servers in the UK to reduce carbon emissions."Green machine >>
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