Energy efficient products, services and solutions

IBM has been active in advocating the importance, benefits and opportunities of increased energy efficiency for both the climate as well as for business and the economy. Specifically, we are demonstrating that greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions are possible now and we continue to develop and offer products, services and solutions for ourselves, our clients, governments and society at-large that will enable such reductions.

At IBM, our approach is twofold: we are working to make our existing products and processes more efficient for both the environment and for business, while also developing new innovations that can help the world become smarter, drive economic and operational improvements, increase accountability and lessen environmental impact. IBM, as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company, is offering cognitive based solutions to enable clients to ingest and extract value from their data in all its forms and offering a cloud platform on which these solutions are designed, built, tested and deployed in the world. IBM takes the most advanced technologies and applies them to change how our clients work, and through them, how the world works making their operations and systems more energy and material efficient and avoiding GHG emissions in the public and private sectors of the economy.

Energy and climate solutions

At IBM, we apply expertise, research, and technology to address and solve the environmental challenges of our clients and the world. We offer innovative products, services and solutions that enable our clients to conserve natural resources and reduce the environmental impacts associated with their operations. A sampling of the solutions related to energy and climate is provided below.

  • Cognitive building solutions

    IBM TRIRIGA® is an integrated workplace management system (IWMS) that can increase the operational, financial and environmental performance of your facilities and real estate. For more information, see the IBM TRIRIGA website.

    The IBM Building Analytics solution mines and aggregates data from multiple sources across an enterprise, enabling operators to capitalize on new insights to manage operational, energy and space efficiencies within and across facilities while reducing cost and associated greenhouse gas emissions. Cloud-based analytics software helps identify anomalies and likely solutions, and issues prioritized work orders to assess and correct the problem.

  • Energy and Utilities solutions

    IBM continues to develop its portfolio of Energy and Utilities solutions. These solutions can integrate inventory, data collection, analytics and system management functionality into a holistic package that enables the monitoring and management of energy distribution grids and generation facilities. The objective is to improve system efficiency and reliability, reduce generating capacity requirements and integrate intermittent, distributed generation systems such as those involving wind and solar generated power.

    The Weather Company®, an IBM Business, provides weather-driven business solutions that enable enterprises to make better decisions using the most accurate and precise weather data available. Learn more about how we help enterprises across a vast array of industries, including Energy and Utilities, by visiting The Weather Company Industry Solutions website.

  • Travel and transportation solutions

    IBM solutions for Traffic enables companies and governments to anticipate, control and react to demand and supply volatility within the distribution or transportation network and track and manage fuel use within their fleets. For more information, see the Travel and Transportation website.

  • IBM Intelligent Operations Center for cities

    The IBM Intelligent Operations Center offers improved efficiency for city operations including those that use energy and water and the IBM Intelligent Operations Center for Emergency Management can help cities adapt to and manage changes in climate and storm impacts due to a range of influences including climate change.

For more information about the energy efficiency of our products, please visit our Product stewardship webpage.