IBM Saved $43 Million in Electricity Expenses in 2011

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IBM helps its bottom line by conserving energy, which saves it millions of dollars.

In 2011, the computer company reported that it saved $43 million in electricity expenses and conserved 378,000 megawatt-hours of electricity.

IBM also announced that, between 1990 to 2011, its sustainable policies have led the company to save a total of $442 million, conserve 5.8 billion kilowatt-hours, and avoid creating 3.8 million metric tons of CO2 emissions.

IBM hopes to keep on keepin’ on with conservation efforts: the company wants to do without 1.1 million megawatt-hours of energy by the end of 2012.

Source: PR Newswire
Image:  Tomasz Bidermann via Shutterstock

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