Having ranted yesterday about how discussions about our personal carbon footprints are a distraction, I now feel obliged to raise an exception. If we’re talking about how to use our software expertise to support personal footprint reduction on a grander scale, I’m all for it. Along those lines, here’s a list of ten green Internet startups – companies looking to leverage Internet technology, to support ‘greening’ initiatives. These ten were presented at a conference in SF yesterday called Green:Net09, and a panel of judges selected a winner – presumably the company most likely to succeed. The judges picked WattBot, while the audience favourite was FarmsReach.

Computers have big lifecycle footprints

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  1. One of the tech products I’m looking forward to is Google’s Power Meter.

    http://www.google.org/powermeter/

    I’m sure that being able to measure how much your appliances are costing you will be a great motivator for people to consume less.

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