Information Systems for Environmental Sustainability

IT, Resource Productivity, Environmental Preservation, and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Carbon Intensity of Electricity Varies in Realtime

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Using electricity when it is cheap is good.
Using electricity when it is lower in carbon intensity is great.

Thanks to real-time online data feeds, aggregate CO2 intensity of electricity is now available for the UK, so that “now that we have this data, we can change our behavior and use electricity when it is greenest”.


RealtimeCarbon.org screencast from Jamie Andrews on Vimeo.

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Author: nigelpm

Associate Professor of Information Systems, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan - Helping organizations to navigate digital transformation.

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