Microsoft’s CES Rob Bernard, Verdiem’s CEO Kevin Klustner, and the Climate Savers Computing Initiative’s President Lorie Wigle announced the lauch of “Verdiem’s Edison,” a power management application offered free to PC users around the world!
“Verdiem’s Edison is a free energy-monitoring application for eco-conscious consumers. You can use it to more actively control your PC’s energy consumption - and subsequently your household’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions," reads a fragment of the tool's description. "Made for Microsoft Windows XP and Windows Vista PC users, Verdiem’s Edison enhances the operating systems’ existing power settings with increased overall energy savings and provides a consumer-friendly user interface that makes it easy to set up and manage.”
A video recording of the announcement is now available on-line. The video provides a demo of the software and a great overview on the importance of power management in computing. Watch the video and download the application on the Microsoft Environment site.