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Issue No.01 - Jan.-Feb. (2013 vol.15)
pp: 36-43
Carol Pollard , Appalachian State University
ABSTRACT
This review of the government's role in supporting green initiatives explores how US federal, state, and local energy-related regulatory approaches, policies, and incentives encourage firms to take the lead in conserving energy and reducing their carbon footprint.
INDEX TERMS
information technology, energy efficiency, government, regulations, ISO50001, IT
CITATION
Carol Pollard, "The US Government's Evolving Role in IT Energy Management", IT Professional, vol.15, no. 1, pp. 36-43, Jan.-Feb. 2013, doi:10.1109/MITP.2013.18
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