Archive for the ‘Green IT’ Category

Excellence in Infrastructure – Green IT event {Guest Blogpost}

Monday, November 1st, 2010

[This article was kindly guest written for us by Sian Cummins (of the JISC's Yorkshire and Humber Regional Support Centre) to share what happened at their recent 'Excellence in Infrastructure – towards Green IT' online event.] Online events reduce the need to travel and can be an opportunity to feature speakers who wouldn’t otherwise be [...]

Bristol share their ambitious Green IT plans

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

On 17th June, we were fortunate enough to have Stephen Hilton and Lorraine Hudson from Connecting Bristol and Carolyn Hassan from the city’s Knowle West Media Centre to meet with local authority representatives, IT professionals and digital entrepreneurs from across Yorkshire and Humber for a knowledge sharing workshop hosted by Digital 20/20. Bristol is aiming [...]

Briefing event on Bristol’s green strategy

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Digital 20/20’s Green IT group is hosting a briefing session on Thursday 17th June, starting at 11am at Yorkshire Forward’s offices in Leeds. We will be joined by Lorraine Hudson and Stephen Hilton from Bristol City Council, who will give a presentation on Bristol’s green strategy (, including the work that they are doing on [...]

Integrating Smart Meters into systems for Smart Homes

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

This just in from the Digital Communications KTN: The Technology Strategy Board is planning a programme around innovative collaborative research, development and demonstration in the area of Smart Meters and Smart Homes. The competition is aimed at accelerating the speed at which innovations are able to enter the market.  In particular the focus will be [...]

New website from Global Action Plan and EILT

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Environmental charity Global Action Plan and the Environmental IT Leadership Team (EILT) have launched a new website: . It includes a free to download Green ICT handbook, 10 top tips for business and information for both large companies and SMEs.