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3. Energy demand

Stage: Methodology Idea Note
Methodology Development ID #: M0205

This proposed methodology applies to project activities that reduce GHG emissions from cloud computing by developing and using dedicated software to shift computing workloads to times and locations with a lower carbon intensity of the electrical grid. A variety of software technologies is covered, and the methodology is globally applicable.


The methodology idea note was submitted by Headway Cooperative, LLC (opens on external site) and is currently under review by Verra, as per Section 3.1.4 of the Methodology Development and Review Process, 4.2 (PDF).

Stakeholders interested in collaborating during methodology development or developing projects that this methodology might enable are encouraged to contact Please include Methodology Development ID# M0205 in the subject line.

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