Opportunity for Green ICT in Schools?

Just read an interesting article in a Guardian supplement, pointing out that later this year the government will be launching a new initiative, expecting all schools to cut their carbon emissions.  School budgets are also likely to be under great pressure, so there may be an interesting opportunity for IT savvy green entrepreneurs to help them work out what to do.

The savings from something as simple as switching off unused equipment can be quite staggering.  For example Thomas Deacon City Academy in Peterborough has just saved £30K pa just by programming the servers to powerdown unused computers. A very welcome addition to any schools budget!

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