Green IT 2.0 goes to the very core of the way an enterprise operates --- it examines business processes and operations at every level of a company, and suggests ways to re-tool for energy saving and reducing carbon emissions.
Smart grids use digital technology to save energy, reduce cost & increase reliability & transparency. Software is a critical component to successful Smart-Grid operations. Software standards, security & Open Source methodologies possible solutions.
Hospitals and health care facilities are primed for a revolution in energy efficiency, achieved through changes as far-ranging as lighting, cooling towers, employee workflow and even on-site solar and wind.