Our Services

Procurement Support

This includes help developing business cases for data centre consolidation, retrofit and new build projects. Additionally, we support the public sector create innovation procurement strategies and provide tendering and contract guidance.

Technical Support

Services include data centre audits and energy consumption measurements (and estimation where required); cloud and data centre consolidation strategies; data centre new build specification; as well as data centre retrofit guidance. This is based on state-of-the-art best practices and standards.

Knowledge Sharing

EURECA supports knowledge transfer by packaging and sharing best practice and leading case studies from across Europe. Additionally, regular networking and knowledge sharing events are organised across Europe. This includes training on various aspects of innovation procurement and energy efficiency in data centres.

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What Else We Provide?

Networking Events

Throughout the project, we provide 14 networking events in various European cities. This is in addition to an online platform (Special Interest Group).

Training

Training is available online and delivered face to face at various events. Training courses cover innovation procurement and energy efficiency in data centres.

Tools

The EURECA tools help identify energy saving opportunities in data centres based on established models and best practices, while providing market directory and procurement support.

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About Us

EURECA Project - EU Resource Efficiency Coordination Action

The EURECA project is an EU commission funded project under the H2020 programme. EURECA started in March 2015 with partners from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Netherlands and Germany. EURECA is designed to provide tailored solutions to help identify the cost saving opportunities whilst signposting the environmental impact of procurement choices in data centres.

EURECA is currently supporting consolidation, new build and retrofit data centre projects in various European countries, with focus on public procurement for innovation (PPI). Additionally, EURECA is supporting the development of European standards, best practices and polices related to energy efficiency in data centres and green public procurement by providing the scientific evidence and data.

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Latest News

EURECA wins the DCD Global Awards 2018 for the Industry Initiative of the Year

EURECA project has won the ‘Industry Initiative of the Year’ category at the 2018 Data Centre Dynamics (DCD) awards. EURECA beat off strong competition from US state government body Maryland Energy Administration; Host in Scotland; and Host in Ireland. Speaking after collecting the award, EURECA Project Coordinator, Dr Bashroush said, “It is such an honour […]

EURECA interviewed by Computer Weekly

Computer Weekly published an interview with EURECA Project Coordinator, Dr Rabih Bashroush, on the energy consumption of public sector data centres: “The EURECA moment: Counting the cost of running the UK’s public sector datacentres”, on 20th February 2018. The article discussed the EURECA projects and released for the first time some of the project findings […]

EURECA informs the UK All Party Parliamentary Climate Change Group report on ICT energy consumption

EURECA informs the UK All Party Parliamentary Climate Change Group report on ICT energy consumption, titled: “Is Staying Online Costing the Earth”. The report looked at the carbon footprint and energy consumption of different parts of the internet, as well as the potential for internet-connected tech to enable further reductions in carbon emissions in other sectors […]

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Contact

Rabih Bashroush, EURECA Project Co-ordinator, University of East London, Docklands Campus, University Way, London, E16 2RD
+ 44 (0) 208 223 6515