Google, Intel launch initiative for energy efficiency

by admin June 14, 2007 at 7:53 am

Google and Intel on Tuesday launched an industry initiative to promote and set goals for energy efficiency in computing in order to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions linked to global warming.

Executives with the two companies launched the initiative at a news conference held at Google’s Mountain View, Calif., headquarters. The group’s 40 supporters include such high-tech heavyweights as Dell, eBay, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi, IBM, and NEC. Also joining the effort are educational institutions, such as MIT; environmental groups; and government agencies, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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