New GHG ICT Sector Guidance, SAT-S Ready to Use & Data Centres Standards
ICTFOOTPRINT.eu proudly hosted its 6th webinar edition with an esteemed line-up of experts on ICT sustainability. Alex Bardell, Member of Executive Board at Sustainability for London, focused his presentation on Data Centres standards, reviewing them in relation to energy efficiency and sustainability.
Energy Teams across Europe really can save@work
Public Sector employees make fantastic energy savings. How much energy can a building save with a little help from the employee’s? Quite a lot it would seem! Teams from 8 European countries came together in Brussels during European Sustainable Energy Week to discover which of them managed to save the most energy following a year-long behaviour change, energy saving competition for public sector employee’s.
Understand the energy you consume in ICT: ICTFOOTPRINT.eu at REMOO
ICTFOOTPRINT.eu participated at REMOO Conference & Workshop, in Venice (Italy) on 12th May 2017. REMOO is an annual international event, joining experts, researchers, industry leaders and investors from countries all over the world, to meet and exchange knowledge, insights and experiences on multi-and cross disciplinary aspects of energy.
SCAVENGE offers ICT Training on “Energy Efficiency and Harvesting in Mobile Networks”
Between 29th May and 2nd June 2017, the SCAVENGE project is running a training course “School 2 - Energy Efficiency and Harvesting in Mobile Networks”, at the University of Strathclyde, in Glasgow (UK).
Solutions for Energy Management & Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) in ICT field
Smart Cities in hands with ICT sustainability: ICTFOOTPRINT.eu at SMARTGREENS
Last week ICTFOOTPRINT.eu attended SMARTGREENS 2017, in Porto, Portugal, a conference that brought together researchers, designers, developers and practitioners interested in the advances and applications in Smart Cities, Green Information and Communication Technologies, Sustainability, Energy Aware Systems and Technologies.
Want to become sustainable in ICT? Find suppliers & submit your request in ICTFOOTPRINT.eu marketplace
ICTFOOTPRINT.eu marketplace is a business space where organisations interested in becoming more sustainable in ICT, so called buyers, can find support on making their business more energy efficient and sustainable in their ICT. The marketplace has a number of reliable and certified ICT solution providers, known as “sellers”, whose ICT products & services help organisations becoming more energy efficient in their ICT.
Solutions for Energy Management & Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) in ICT field – Free webinar towards efficient ICT energy management.
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is becoming ever more wide-spread and present in our daily life, with consequently higher demands in terms of energy consumption. This has a tremendous impact both on the environment and on energy costs and ultimately, affects the overall competitivity of organisations.
SCAVENGE - Sustainable 5G Mobile Networks
SCAVENGE is a project funded by the European Union in the framework of the H2020 Marie Skłodowska Curie Action - Innovative Training Networks – European Training Networks. SCAVENGE tackles sustainable design, protocols, architectures and algorithms for next generation 5G cellular networks. The approach is based on the premise that environmental energy can be scavenged through dedicated harvesting hardware, in order to power mobile system elements like base stations, mobile terminals, sensors and machines
The advent of 5G must coincide with an even stronger focus on sustainability to avoid escalation in ICT carbon footprint
Whilst 5G is set to bring a range of benefits to business consumers, it will also increase the capacity to create and transfer more data than ever, and without a more significant move to sustainable practise there will be a large increase in the carbon footprint of data centres across the world.