Case Study: Energy Company Promotes Environmental Responsibility, Lowers Costs with “Green IT”

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Case Study: Energy Company Promotes Environmental Responsibility, Lowers Costs with “Green IT”

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MidAmerican Energy Company is highly focused on environmental responsibility, including energy generation from renewable resources. The company also promotes this responsibility within IT, relying on Microsoft® products and technologies to help reduce its energy usage and lower costs. With its “green IT” strategies, the company has reduced power consumption, minimized travel, and is working to generate energy more efficiently.

Some of the highlights from the case study:

· “With the help of Microsoft products and technologies, MidAmerican Energy is working to reduce PC power consumption, minimize travel, and generate energy more efficiently.”

· “With nearly 5,000 PC’s in it environment, MidAmerican expects to save $30,000/year by entering PC’s into hibernate during off-hours”

· Other

  • Predictive Wind Analysis with OSIsoft, Sharepoint, .net framework and Excel
  • Web based meetings, collaboration & travel reduction with Sharepoint and Office Communication Server,

Read the full case study here: http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/casestudy.aspx?casestudyid=4000004320

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