Power Management

Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear University of Dundee,

Thousands of pounds are spent on electricity for PC's each year. I would like to know;

a) How many PC's are in the University?
b) Do you use a software tool for Power Management of these PC's. If you do use a software tool, what is it and what is the annual cost of support & maintenance?
c) Who is responsible for paying electricity bills for the University (Name and Role)?
d) Does that University have a Green IT policy for reduction of carbon emissions?

Yours faithfully,

Martin McKenna

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Alan Bell
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University of Dundee

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Dear University of Dundee,

Thousands of pounds are spent on electricity for PC's each year. I
would like to know;

a) How many PC's are in the University?
b) Do you use a software tool for Power Management of these PC's.
If you do use a software tool, what is it and what is the annual
cost of support & maintenance?
c) Who is responsible for paying electricity bills for the
University (Name and Role)?
d) Does that University have a Green IT policy for reduction of
carbon emissions?

Yours faithfully,

Martin McKenna

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Dear Mr McKenna,

Thank you for your request for information from the University of Dundee. Colleagues in Information and Communications Services (ICS) and Campus Services have provided the following information in response to your questions:

a) How many PC's are in the University?

c.6,500 based upon the data recorded by ICS' PC management software and the most recent review of provision.

b) i) Do you use a software tool for Power Management of these PC's.

c.3,500 of those PCs use PowerMAN power management software.

b) ii) If you do use a software tool, what is it and what is the annual cost of support & maintenance?

Any costs are covered by the normal operating costs of ICS and no explicit calculation for this aspect of their work has been undertaken. Please treat this email as notice under S.17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 that this information is not held.

c) Who is responsible for paying electricity bills for the University (Name and Role)?

Derek Mitchell, Energy Manager.

d) Does that University have a Green IT policy for reduction of carbon emissions?

The University's Energy and Environmental policies can be found at http://www.dundee.ac.uk/estates/energy&a....

I trust that this information is helpful. If you have any further questions or I can offer any clarification please feel free to contact me.

Yours sincerely,

Alan Bell
Records Manager and
Information Compliance Officer

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dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Dear University of Dundee,

Thousands of pounds are spent on electricity for PC's each year. I
would like to know;

a) How many PC's are in the University?
b) Do you use a software tool for Power Management of these PC's.
If you do use a software tool, what is it and what is the annual
cost of support & maintenance?
c) Who is responsible for paying electricity bills for the
University (Name and Role)?
d) Does that University have a Green IT policy for reduction of
carbon emissions?

Yours faithfully,

Martin McKenna

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