[caption id="attachment_49407" align="alignleft" width="150"] Replacing old servers will help UC San Diego achieve carbon neutrality by 2014.[/caption]

The University of California San Diego campus expects to save $36 million in annual utility costs after a series of green initiatives that include replacing 500 energy-intensive computer servers with 270 servers that require about half the electricity.

The server replacement will save the university $680,000 by slashing energy consumption by 7.9 million kilowatt-hours per year, according to projections released by the 1,200-acre campus, home to more than 27,000 students.

UC San Diego's $74 million energy-saving initiative...

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