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  • 1. Green IT Action Plan: Cutting carbon, cutting costs Andy Smale – IT Services
  • 2. Drivers for change • Carbon Reduction Commitment • National Indicators • Corporate targets • Efficiency savings • Energy costs • Moral imperative
  • 3. Historic trends in IT usage …were only going one way 600,000 500,000 Monthly consumption (kWh) 400,000 Day Night 300,000 Total Linear (Total) 200,000 100,000 0 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
  • 4. Green IT Action Plan - a strategy for sustainable ICT Two main aims: • Reduce direct impact of IT on environment • Utilise IT to help HCC reduce its carbon footprint in other areas
  • 5. Case study: Enabling flexible working • Latest desktop technology enables new way of working • Clear desk policy • Thin-client Wyse terminals and laptops • Rationalised MFDs (people:printer ratio 4:1 => 27:1)
  • 6. Early outcomes • More efficient data centre - reduction of 200 servers and 40kW power saving • More efficient use of office space – 70% more staff with 50% energy reduction • Thin-client leads to 25%+ energy saving • Reduced support costs
  • 7. Where next? • Schools – BSF – Smart metering – Direct engagement • Data storage • Extending flexible working
  • 8. Thanks for listening… Any questions?