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Power play for the City of Melbourne

The City of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia, has saved roughly 1.46 million kilowatt hours of electricity in the first year of project to deploy the 1E power management software across 1,000 of the city's personal computers.

The City of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia, has saved roughly 1.46 million kilowatt hours of electricity in the first year of project to deploy the 1E power management software across 1,000 of the city's personal computers. That's about $175,000 in cost-savings, according to a case study published about the project. The software was actually deployed as part of a remote patch management project. More details on how the city's department managed the project are in the published case study, but it was pretty routine.