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The future of IT should be Green

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This is the talk I delivered at the 56th CEPIS Council on the topic of why should IT be Green.

I started with bad news - the climate is in trouble. But then went on to the good news of all the ways IT can help mitigate, and possibly even reduce the problem.

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The future of IT should be Green

  1. 1. The future of IT should be Green CEPIS 2016 Athens @TomRaftery
  2. 2. • Independent analyst, IoT, Energy and CleanTech, • tomraftery.com • twitter.com/tomraftery • tom@tomraftery.com • +34 677 695 468 • SlideShare.net/TomRaftery 2 Tom Raftery @TomRaftery
  3. 3. @TomRaftery3 • Bad news • Good news
  4. 4. @TomRaftery4 Bad news
  5. 5. @TomRaftery5 https://scripps.ucsd.edu/programs/keelingcurve/
  6. 6. @TomRaftery6 https://scripps.ucsd.edu/programs/keelingcurve/
  7. 7. @TomRaftery7 https://scripps.ucsd.edu/programs/keelingcurve/
  8. 8. @TomRaftery8 https://scripps.ucsd.edu/programs/keelingcurve/
  9. 9. @TomRaftery9 http://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2016-04-19/earth-s-temperature-just-shattered-the-thermometer
  10. 10. @TomRaftery10 http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/apr/30/daytime-cooking-ban-in-india-as-heatwave-claims-300-lives
  11. 11. @TomRaftery11 http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/apr/19/great-barrier-reef-93-of-reefs-hit-by-coral-bleaching
  12. 12. @TomRaftery12 http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/apr/13/greenland-sees-record-smashing-early-ice-sheet-melt-climate-change
  13. 13. @TomRaftery13 http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2016/04/12/405089.htm
  14. 14. @TomRaftery14
  15. 15. @TomRaftery15 "a long-term goal of keeping the increase in global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels" 2015 Paris Climate Accord http://ec.europa.eu/clima/policies/international/negotiations/paris/index_en.htm
  16. 16. @TomRaftery16 2 ̊C = 1,100 GtCO2 http://www.nature.com/articles/nature14016.epdf
  17. 17. @TomRaftery17 1,100 GtCO2 = Carbon Budget http://www.nature.com/articles/nature14016.epdf
  18. 18. @TomRaftery18 Proven Reserves = 3,300 GtCO2 http://www.nature.com/articles/nature14016.epdf
  19. 19. @TomRaftery19 1,100 GtCO2 = 2 ̊C 3,300 GtCO2 = Reserves => Uh Oh! http://www.nature.com/articles/nature14016.epdf
  20. 20. @TomRaftery20
  21. 21. @TomRaftery21 Good news
  22. 22. @TomRaftery22 http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/ghgemissions/gases/c o2.html
  23. 23. @TomRaftery23 Transportation
  24. 24. @TomRaftery24 https://www.teslamotors.com/model3
  25. 25. @TomRaftery25 http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/apr/28/germany-subsidy-boost-electric-car-sales
  26. 26. @TomRaftery26 http://www.sciencealert.com/the-netherlands-is-making-moves-to-ban-all-non-electric-vehicles-by-2025
  27. 27. @TomRaftery27 http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jul/18/chinese-built-zero-emissions-electric-bus-prepares-for-service-in-london
  28. 28. @TomRaftery28 http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/apr/21/new-zealands-largest-bus-company-to-retrofit-fleet-with-electric-engines
  29. 29. @TomRaftery29 http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featuremichel-kerkhof-of-eneco-discusses-the-dutch-rail-networks-renewable-revolution-4647194/
  30. 30. @TomRaftery30 http://www.theverge.com/2015/7/10/8927489/bmw-electric-truck-europe-terberg
  31. 31. @TomRaftery31 http://www.planetsolar.org
  32. 32. @TomRaftery32 http://www.sfchronicle.com/news/science/article/Solar-plane-prepares-to-leave-California-for-7387227.php
  33. 33. @TomRaftery33 http://www.airbusgroup.com/int/en/corporate-social-responsibility/airbus-e-fan-the-future-of-electric-aircraft/Programme.html
  34. 34. @TomRaftery34 Electricity
  35. 35. @TomRaftery Electricity grids - dumb! http://www.flickr.com/photos/bright/24691962/ 35
  36. 36. @TomRaftery Buggy http://www.flickr.com/photos/traftery/4367029329/ 36
  37. 37. @TomRaftery Read Only http://www.flickr.com/photos/ericskiff/2400270056/ 37
  38. 38. @TomRaftery38 Architected for the Past http://www.flickr.com/photos/bakewell/35026819/
  39. 39. @TomRaftery Provisioning for Hits 39
  40. 40. @TomRaftery40
  41. 41. @TomRaftery http://www.flickr.com/photos/hsinho/228010056/ 41
  42. 42. @TomRaftery42 Wind
  43. 43. @TomRaftery43 https://demanda.ree.es/demandaEntreFechasEng.html
  44. 44. @TomRaftery44 https://demanda.ree.es/eolicaEng.html
  45. 45. @TomRaftery45 http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jul/10/denmark-wind-windfarm-power-exceed-electricity-demand
  46. 46. @TomRaftery46 http://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-windpower-idUSKCN0XG1UA
  47. 47. @TomRaftery47 Solar
  48. 48. @TomRaftery48
  49. 49. @TomRaftery http://www.treehugger.com/renewable-energy/striking-chart-showing-solar-power-will-take-over-world.html 49
  50. 50. @TomRaftery50 http://www.thenational.ae/business/energy/uae-beats-renewables-cost-hurdle-with-worlds-cheapest-price-for-solar-energy
  51. 51. @TomRaftery51 https://menaherald.com/en/2016/05/01/dewa-receives-5-bids-phase-iii-mohammed-bin-rashid-al-maktoum-solar-park/
  52. 52. @TomRaftery http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2014-05-16/china-targets-70-gigawatts-of-solar-power-to-cut-coal-reliance 52
  53. 53. @TomRaftery http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2015/06/17/3670558/india-makes-huge-solar-commitment-100-gigawatts/ 53
  54. 54. @TomRaftery54 http://www.climatechangenews.com/2016/04/18/solar-is-now-cheaper-than-coal-says-india-energy-minister/
  55. 55. @TomRaftery55 Greece
  56. 56. @TomRaftery56 http://www.lagie.gr/fileadmin/groups/EDRETH/DAS_Monthly_Reports/201603_DAS_Monthly_Report.pdf
  57. 57. @TomRaftery57 https://pangea.stanford.edu/ERE/db/WGC/papers/WGC/2015/01048.pdf
  58. 58. @TomRaftery58 Storage
  59. 59. @TomRaftery Image http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9a/Pumpstor_racoon_mtn.jpg 59
  60. 60. @TomRaftery Image http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/d/d9/Minebw-large.jpg 60
  61. 61. @TomRaftery61 http://www.vox.com/2016/4/28/11524958/energy-storage-rail
  62. 62. @TomRaftery https://www.flickr.com/photos/traftery/15070098194/ 62
  63. 63. @TomRaftery Photo http://www.teslamotors.com/powerwall 63
  64. 64. @TomRaftery64
  65. 65. @TomRaftery65
  66. 66. @TomRaftery66 http://www.extremetech.com/internet/198462-new-aluminum-air-battery-could-blow-past-lithium-ion-be-refilled-with-water
  67. 67. @TomRaftery67 http://www.popsci.com/researchers-accidentally-make-batteries-last-400-times-longer
  68. 68. @TomRaftery68 http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/us-energy-storage-market-grew-243-in-2015-largest-year-on-record
  69. 69. @TomRaftery69 http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/us-energy-storage-market-grew-243-in-2015-largest-year-on-record
  70. 70. @TomRaftery70 http://www.teslamotors.com/gigafactory
  71. 71. @TomRaftery71 http://techcrunch.com/2016/05/04/tesla-ramps-up-its-ambitions-expecting-to-produce-500000-cars-annually-by-2018/
  72. 72. @TomRaftery Photo http://www.teslamotors.com/ 72 70kW x 250,000 cars = 17.5 GWh p.a.
  73. 73. @TomRaftery73 I(o)T
  74. 74. @TomRaftery74 http://www.sap.com/pc/tech/internet-of-things/software/predictive-maintenance/index.html
  75. 75. @TomRaftery75
  76. 76. @TomRaftery https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9a/Intelligenter_zaehler-_Smart_meter.jpg 76
  77. 77. @TomRaftery77 https://nest.com
  78. 78. @TomRaftery78 http://www.smartusys.com
  79. 79. @TomRaftery Use proven principles http://www.flickr.com/photos/alexbip/247333777/ 79
  80. 80. @TomRaftery Smart Appliances 80
  81. 81. @TomRaftery81 http://issuu.com/constructionbusinessmedia/docs/1509_nzb/23?e=6596036/30295990
  82. 82. @TomRaftery http://www.rmi.org/electricity_demand_flexibility 82
  83. 83. @TomRaftery Internet of Things - LV 83 http://www.metering.com/epris-automated-dr-software-tells-appliances-when-its-cheapest-to-run/
  84. 84. @TomRaftery84 http://www.flexiblepower.org
  85. 85. @TomRaftery85 http://flexiblepower.github.io
  86. 86. @TomRaftery86 https://github.com/flexiblepower
  87. 87. @TomRaftery87 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPUErZUrA0c
  88. 88. @TomRaftery88 https://www.uber.com/
  89. 89. @TomRaftery89 Other Challenges
  90. 90. @TomRaftery90 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/aerofarms-newark-kale_us_5717d500e4b0479c59d6d2ae
  91. 91. @TomRaftery91 http://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/meet-the-vegan-burger-that-may-change-the-food-world-as-we-know-it/
  92. 92. @TomRaftery92 http://greenwave.org/
  93. 93. @TomRaftery93 http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/nov/30/major-powers-pledge-20bn-for-green-energy-research
  94. 94. @TomRaftery94 http://www.breakthroughenergycoalition.com/en/news.html
  95. 95. @TomRaftery Conclusion 95 • Climate change is an enormous challenge • Renewables and storage will be transformative • With IT can we “Make it so!”
  96. 96. @TomRaftery Thanks Merci Danke Gracias Grazie Tak Go raibh maith agat Obrigado TackDzięki Kösz Bedankt Takk Díky Благодаря Hvala Kiitos Kösz pateicība dėkoju Mulțumiri благодарение хвала vďakadiolch 96 Ευχαριστώ

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