S.3684 - A bill to study and promote the use of energy efficient computer servers in the United States.109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Allen, George [R-VA] (Introduced 07/18/2006)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||09/08/2006 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S9242) (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.5646, which became Public Law 109-431 on 12/20/2006.|
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Summary: S.3684 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/18/2006)
Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), through the Energy Star program, to analyze and report to Congress on the growth and energy consumption of computer data centers by the federal government and private enterprise.
Expresses the sense of Congress that it is in the United States' best interest for purchasers of computer servers to give high priority to energy efficiency as a factor in determining best value and performance for purchases of servers.