The IEEE TCSC Technical Area of “Green Computing” is interested in hardware implementations, algorithms, tools, services, and applications that can make computing systems more environmental respect, for example, by reducing power consumption, CO2 emission. The computing systems interested here include chip, hard disk, desktop/laptop, server, network switch/router, SAN, RAID and other storage system, cluster, rack, data center, Grids, and Clouds.
Here is a snapshot of Green Computing at Google trends, where we can conclude that Green Computing has gained significant focus recently.
|Green computing finds its place at Cebit
ITworld.com - Feb 29 2008
|Green computing practices on business radar screens
Bizjournals.com - Apr 15 2008
|Angstrom Microsystems Announces "Green Computing" Initiative
CNNMoney.com - Aug 25 2008
|OMG to Acquire Green Computing Impact Organization (GCIO)
MarketWatch - Dec 11 2008
|HP, Dell, Acer log on to green computing
Economic Times - Apr 10 2009
|Green Computing Sector to Reach $223.7 Billion in 2013, According to NextGen Research|