Assessing Information Communication Technology Impact on Energy Efficiency
Industrial sectors are faced with a "sustainability paradox" in maintaining economic growth while consuming fewer resources. Information communication technology (ICT) has proven central to the perfomance-driven development of modern industry in supporting systems at all levels. Given this pervasiveness, ICTs have a unique opportunity to address the sustainability paradox by enabling energy-efficient viable operations.
Yet demonstrating the enabling impact of ICT has proven somewhat arduous. Often the issue is not a lack of technological options, but rather a problem of interoperability and in understanding...
Published By: Intel Press - Sunday, 26 August, 2012