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Designing the Green Internet On-Line Course

July 6th, 2017

Designing the Green Internet

Energy efficient design of access, backbone and the Cloud

Course recording made available on-demand for 15 days only.  

Course Run Time:  6 hours, 13 minutes

Instructor: Fabrizio Granelli


Is it true that the Internet consumes more than 3% of all energy in World?

New Realities – Augmented and Virtual – For ICT Sustainability

June 14th, 2017

Jaafar Elmirghani, one of the 3 Co-Chairs for the IEEE Green ICT Initiative, has published an interesting article in the June’17 issue of ECN Magazine Tech Focus on Going Green that discusses how emerging consumer services may give end-users a role in greening the world.

Sustainable ICT magazine approved for Phase 1 submission

May 23rd, 2017

On May 24th 2017, the ComSoc Board of Governors (BoG) approved for phase 1 submission the Green ICT initiative's proposal for a magazine on "Sustainable ICT".

As per the initiative's multi-Society mission statement, ComSoc is sharing the new publication's technical and financial sponsorship with other IEEE Societies.

What role does ICT play in sustainable development? Quel rôle joue les TIC dans le développement durable?

May 15th, 2017

Charles Despins, Dean of Research at the École de technologie supérieure in Montréal and co-chair of the IEEE Green ICT Initiative is featured in this month’s Smart City Mag in France.

Course on Designing the Green Internet

May 15th, 2017


Energy efficient design of access, backbone and the Cloud

A streaming video access only for 15 Days.  Last day to purchase registration to this course is 13 August 2017.

Great coverage for the GtICT Summit in Future Direction Newsletter

March 31st, 2017


For your information, the Greening through ICT Summit and the first IEEE Young Professional Green ICT Idea Competition is being promoted to over 30,000+ members of the IEEE initiatives in this month’s IEEE Future Direction Newsletter.

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Greening Artificial Intelligence: Sustainability Is the challenge, and AI Can Help Itself

March 22nd, 2017

As the power of sensors and processing rise and their costs drop, artificial intelligence (AI) holds the potential for greening many systems, including itself, and poses challenges for energy consumption and related environmental impacts.

IEEE Green ICT Inaugural Summit / Sommet sur les TIC vertes

March 9th, 2017

IEEE Green ICT Opens Doors to Connected World Sustainability with Inaugural Summit on October 3rd, 2017, in Paris

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Greening through ICT Summit in Paris addresses achieving sustainability by identifying and overcoming key technological, commercial, and public policy challenges. IEEE, the world’s largest professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, today announced its inaugural Greening through ICT Summit (GtICT) will be held in Paris, France on October 3rd.

Sustainability in a Connected World is the Focus of IEEE Green ICT Conference

February 28th, 2017

With the emergence of the Internet of Things, there’s an urgency to reduce electronic devices’ carbon footprint. In the February issue of The institute, Professor Jaafar Elmirghani, one of the 3 Co-Chairs for the IEEE Green ICT Initiative, talks about ICT opportunities and challenges as it means overcoming technological, economical, and public policy hurdles.

A De-centralized Cloud Could Cushion the Impact of IoT on ICT

February 15th, 2017

Jaafar Elmirghani, one of the 3 Co-Chairs for the IEEE Green ICT Initiative, has published an interesting article for Energy Central that discusses the massive impact that the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) will have in two ways on Information and Communications technology (ICT).