Green IT Resources

The following resources will help you to further explore green IT and to keep abreast of ongoing developments.


San Murugesan and GR Gangadharan, Harnessing Green IT: Principles and Practices, Wiley and IEEE Computer Society Press, 2012;

Albert Y. Zomaya and Young Choon Lee, Energy Efficient Distributed Computing Systems, Wiley and IEEE Computer Society, Sept. 2012;

Tom Worthington, ICT Sustainability: Assessment and Strategies for a Low Carbon Future, Tom Worthington, 2011;

S. Murugesan, ed., "Understanding and Implementing Green IT," Essential Set, IEEE CS Press, 2010;

Journal Special Issues

IT Professional, special issue on Fostering Green IT, Jan./Feb. 2013;

IEEE Internet Computing, special issue on Sustainable Internet, Jan./Feb. 2013;

Computer, special issue on Modeling and Simulation of Smart and Green Computing Systems, Sept. 2012;

IT Professional, special issue on Green IT, Jan./Feb. 2011; Download it for free from:

Computing Now, May 2011;

SETLab Briefings, special issue on Green IT, 2011;

IT Professional, special issue on Green Computing, Jan./Feb. 2008;


Green IT, Bimonthly column in Computer;


"Smart 2020: Enabling the Low Carbon Economy in the Information Age," Global eSustainability Institute, 2010;

"Using ICT to Tackle Climate Change," Global eSustainability Institute, 2010;

"Evaluating the Carbon-Reducing Impacts of ICT: An Assessment Methodology," Global eSustainability Institute, 2010;

"Best Practices for the EU Code of Conduct on Data Centres," 2011:

Communities and Organizations

IEEE Special Technical Community on Sustainable Computing:

Green Communications and Computing, Technical Subcommittee of IEEE Communications Society:

The Green Grid:

The Uptime Institute:


2013 IEEE International Conference on Green Computing and Communications, Beijing, China, 21-24 Aug., 2013;

International Green Computing Conference, Arlington, VA, USA, 27-29 June, 2013;

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