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Departments: Energy

Volume 459: debated on Thursday 3 May 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what (a) instructions are issued to staff in her Department and (b) technical procedures are in place to shut down computers at night. (136091)

Guidance on energy saving, including switching off computers and monitors when not in use, is published on the Department’s intranet. We are currently evaluating various tools aimed at making it easier to automatically manage IT power usage out of hours.