Last Friday the 17th of February, our sustainability consultants assisted the European Commission during the Consultation Forum for possible Ecodesign regulation on servers and data storage products. This was a meeting to discuss the proposed energy and material efficiency requirements with about 50 manufacturers, EU Member States, recyclers, NGOs and standardization organizations. We have been working on environmental, social and economic Impact Assessment of the product group. We will continue our work in providing technical assistance for the European Commission to ensure a smooth adoption of the final regulation – which may take effect from 2019. The estimated total savings amount to 9 TWh/year in 2030.
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