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U.S. Department of Energy

DOE and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have initiated a joint national data center energy efficiency information program. The program coordinates a wide variety of activities from ITP's Save Energy Now initiative, the DOE Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), and the EPA ENERGY STAR® program.

U.S. Energy Information Administration

Coal is the most common fuel for generating electricity in the United States. In 2010, 45% of the Country's nearly 4 trillion kilowatthours of electricity used coal as its source of energy.

Climate Savers Computing

Started by Google and Intel in 2007, the Climate Savers Computing Initiative is a nonprofit group of eco-conscious consumers, businesses and conservation organizations. The Initiative was started in the spirit of WWF’s Climate Savers program which has mobilized over a dozen companies since 1999 to cut carbon dioxide emissions, demonstrating that reducing emissions is good business.

Distributed Wind Energy Association

The Distributed Wind Energy Association (DWEA) is a collaborative group comprised of manufacturers, distributors, project developers, dealers, installers, and advocates, whose primary mission is to promote and foster all aspects of the American distributed wind energy industry.

Energy Star

ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.

OpenEnergyMonitor - Open Source Energy Monitoring

A serious open source project we know - makes this list as it is one of a kind - the project to develop and build open source energy monitoring and analysis tools for energy efficiency and distributed renewable microgeneration!

The Green Grid

The members of The Green Grid have taken up the challenge of developing standards to measure data center efficiency, which includes both the facility and the IT equipment inside of it.

MapAWatt - Your Resource for Energy and Water Conservation

The MapAWatt blog is for users serious about cutting down on their energy and water usage in their homes and businesses. The site isn’t for the lazy environmentalist. The site is for people who are tired of reading about “green” and not doing anything about it. The site is a tool for you to learn about conservation techniques, apply them, share your success with others in your community, and make a difference.

Vertatique

Vertatique is information, resources, and services for people & enterprises committed to Green Information and Communications Technology: sustainability in computing, media, and e-devices. Vertatique also offers Green ICT (Personal e-Green) for individuals, an international perspective on Green ICT (Global e-Green), and covers the relationship of Green ICT to sustainable real-estate development and management.

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