Intel Supports California’s Historic Energy Efficiency Standards for Computers
By Shahid A. Sheikh, Director Global Product Energy Policy and Regulations On December 14, 2016 the California Energy Commission (CEC) adopted the historic Computers and Monitors energy efficiency standard by a unanimous vote. In what proved to be challenging and lengthy negotiations between the CEC and industry over 4 years, the final standard that was issued, while tough, is achievable....
New study shows that chip-enabled technologies can substantially reduce electricity consumption
A new study released last week by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) shows that chip-enabled technologies have revolutionized the relationship between economic production and energy consumption. The study was commissioned by the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA). “On any given day a consultant might use his home-office to ‘telecommute’ rather than drive to the office, or a...