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FFITS News – Asia

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Fostering a culture of Excellence with IT Sustainability FFITS.Org has partnered with ECCI to educate the Philippine market on IT Sustainability Manila, Philippines – July 31, 2012:  The ECCI group, the leading process improvement solutions provider in SouthEast Asia, will be holding the first Green IT Practitioner workshop onAugust 16-17, 2012 at the New World…

BMW shows 75 mph electric scooter

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The C Evolution is the third generation of an electric scooter being developed by BMW. (Credit: BMW) In the last decade, BMW’s motorcycle division dabbled in scooters as a green solution for crowded urban centers, producing the C1 for a few years. Now BMW is showing off the final fruits of a new project, an…

Ford looses its Prius killer

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Ford’s C-Max Energi, a plug-in hybrid, will go farther than the Toyota Prius Plug-in under electric power. (Credit: Ford) Toyota has had an excellent run with the Prius, making it the most popular hybrid in the country. Now Ford will attempt to supplant the Prius’ position with the new C-Max Hybrid and C-Max Energi, dedicated…

Green Today, Gold Tomorrow: Investing in Green Technology

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The customer is always right. And that’s exactly what is driving companies toward energy-efficient, green technologies in their operations. Companies are seeing a consumer-driven effort that insists companies take a great social and environmental responsibility to conserve valuable energy. The number of companies beginning to invest in green energy, including solar paneling, green building, and…

Siemens earns €30 billion from green energy in 2011

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Portfolio in green energy technology supplies. Wind Power is part of Siemens’ Environmental Portfolio. In fiscal 2011, revenue from the Portfolio totaled about €30 billion, making Siemens one of the world’s largest suppliers of ecofriendly technologies, it said in a press statement issued August 3, 2012 in Johannesburg, South Africa and copied to ghanabusinessnews.com. Siemens…

Computers Off Australia campaign poised to shutdown

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“Remember Earth Hour? Back in March this year when we switched off all our lights and electrical equipment at home, except the fridge, oh and the Plasma TV because the football was on. Well a new campaign to return some power to the grid is ready to launch. Computers Off Australia wants us to lift…

AfDB approves $825,000 for green technology projects in Africa

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The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), a joint initiative of the Danish government and the Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department (ONEC) of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has approved its first grant of $825,000 to finance the concept phase of the Green Tech Financial Facility. The facility, which was launched on August 17,…