Tag: Data centre

Presentation at EcoBalance 2016, Kyoto, on LCA of Data Centres – relevance of use stage vs. production

maki staff has presented first results from LCA calculations of a generic data centre, with the focus on the relative relevance of use stage vs. production. Typically a rather small contribution of the production stage is found for primary energy consumption, below 20%, although weaknesses in background data (clean room production, high purity materials…) may …

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EcoBalance 2016 (3-6 Oct 2016; Kyoto, Japan) – registration open, special offer for FSLCI members

We are proud to again support this long-standing and important international, bi-annual conference on Life Cycle Assessment and related areas with Marc-Andree Wolf as invited member of the International Advisory Board and as abstract reviewer. Members of industry, government and advanced research bodies and consultants from all over Asia and in fact globally will meet …

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Kostenloses EURECA-Seminar zur öffentlichen Beschaffung umweltfreundlicher, innovativer IKT-Technologien und –Dienstleistungen, 29. Sep. 2015, Berlin

Marc-Andree und Kirana Wolf sind die lokalen Organisatoren dieser Veranstaltung (d.h. dies ist keine maki Consulting GmbH Veranstaltung), als Partner im EURECA-Projekt, dass der Veranstalter ist. Die Veranstaltung richtet sich ausschließlich an öffentliche Beschaffer, die (meist neben anderen Beschaffungsaufgaben) mit der Beschaffung innovativer Technologien ganz allgemein zu tun haben, obgleich der Schwerpunkt hier auf Rechenzentren …

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Free workshop report on Green Data Centres

The share of data centres in worldwide electricity consumption now reaches 2%, with a high, exponential growth rate. Data centre operation, but also production and end-of-life of the equipment, are hence relevant contributors to environmental burdens from emissions and resource consumption. At the same time, data centres contribute to the so-called “enabling effect” of ICT, …

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Free White paper by maki Consulting: “National LCA databases – status and ways towards interoperability”

Download the free White paper of May 2014 on “National LCA databases – status and ways towards interoperability“. It expands on a paper presented as invited speaker at the 11th APRSCP in Bangkok on 20 May 2014.