Comments on the Task A document dated 28/11/2022 supplied by Viegand Maagøe and COWI on behalf of the EU Commission regarding the Energy Efficiency Directive
In technical support of the introduction of the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) provisions the Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance e.V. and co-authors cited have prepared aggregated comments on the Task A document.
The Importance of Labeling Sustainable Digital Resources
In order to get closer to truly sustainable software, we need digital resources that are developed sustainably from the source.
Transitioning IT Hardware to an Open Source Commodity
IT infrastructure is the backbone of all of our digital services and devices. Therefore, it is crucial that we work to make it more sustainable and energy efficient. But it is impossible to improve what you cannot measure.
A Database of Hardware Lifecycle Assessments is Needed Now
In our effort to define the environmental footprint of software itself, we need transparency throughout the supply chain. This requires a transparent lifecycle assessment for each server.
Why PPAs don’t make data centers more sustainable
A new article by Max Schulze holds PPAs to account, highlighting the misconceptions on how PPAs work, and why companies are purchasing them.