A write-up in CloudTweaks synthesizes a report issued by the Carbon Disclosure Project in June 2011. According to the article, cloud-enabled energy companies can:
- Reduce energy consumption
- Lower carbon emissions
- Decrease capital expenditures on IT resources
… And that by 2020, these companies are estimated to achieve:
- Annual energy savings of $12.3B
- Annual carbon reductions equivalent to 200M barrels of oil
Through the new cloud business model and its support tools, companies in the energy industry can definitely improve operational efficiency.
View the link to the report and read more information about how the cloud benefits the energy and utility industry at CloudTweaks.