Everything News Jobs Opportunities Events Products/Services
more
 
About
Go to Home
Sign Up Sign in

The Low Carbon Economy Ltd

03 Apr 2008 05:04:02

Computer firm announces green energy plans



Computer firm announces green energy plans
Renewable energy will be purchased to power the Texas headquarters of computer firm Dell, it has been reported.

The company - which is though to be the second-largest manufacturer of personal computers in the world - announced on Wednesday that the 2.1 million-square foot building will operate using renewable power, including electricity generated by landfill gases and windfarms.

Calling green energy a "predictable and stable" source for the firm, Dane Parker, director of global environment, health and safely for Dell, added that by the end of its three-year renewable energy contract, the firm expects prices of gas-generated energy to be higher than that produced by renewable means.

The Dallas News reported around 40 percent of energy provided to the computer company will come from a waste management landfill site in Austin, Texas, while the remaining power will be wind-generated.

Meanwhile, the Calgary Herald reported that the firm also intends to make all its facilities carbon-neutral by the end of the year.ADNFCR-1235-ID-18536681-ADNFCR


Discussion Thread  

 


The Low Carbon Economy Ltd Community



Related Items From Everyone


  1. ApacMarket.com Organisations

    With cutting edge innovative solution, ApacMarket.com is a world leader in...

  2. Commenting on the reappointment of the chief construction adviser (Paul Morrell) Institution of...

    19 Oct 2011
  3. The following facts must be considered with regard to current discussions on the accelerated...

    12 May 2011
  4. The government has approved plans to build a 95MW waste-fuelled power station in Cheshire.With a...

    12 Aug 2009



Go To Home

Resource Links

We're social: View Available Feeds Find out more! Leave us your feedback

RSS



We appreciate all feedback. Please leave as much or as little as you like about any aspect of this website.

If your message requires a response, please leave your email address.