In just four months, HP’s “Power to Change” campaign has rallied thousands of people willing to switch off their PC monitors during idle time in support of HP’s challenge for ‘green’ PC use. Spread across different continents, each registrant has to date helped contribute to energy savings of 70,400 kilowatt hours and 42 tons of carbon emissions – which equal almost 2,815 cars being taken off the road.
At the heart of HP’s “Power to Change” campaign is a downloadable application which tracks energy and carbon emission savings each time a user switches off his idle PC monitor. With the application, HP hopes to highlight how individual contributions to the environment’s betterment can make a difference in creating lasting, sweeping change. HP also hopes to bring to light practical tips individual PC users and enterprises can follow in order to observe green IT in their respective operations.
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