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Google and Intel unite in bid to cut emissions

Intel Corporation and Google have joined with more than a dozen additional organisations today announcing their intent to form the Climate Savers Computing Initiative.

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Intel Corporation and Google have joined with more than a dozen additional organisations today announcing their...

intent to form the Climate Savers Computing Initiative.

The goal of the broad-based environmental effort is to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by setting aggressive targets for energy-efficient computers and components, and promoting the adoption of energy-efficient computers and power management tools worldwide.

"Today, the average desktop PC wastes nearly half of its power, and the average server wastes one-third of its power," said Urs Holzle, senior vice president, Operations, Google Inc. "The Climate Savers Computing Initiative is setting a new 90% efficiency target for power supplies, which if achieved, will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 54 million tons per year - and save more than $5.5 billion in energy costs."

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