The 7th EURECA Workshop in Stockholm

On the 22nd and 23rd of March, we are going to organise a free conference in Stockholm, Sweden. The focus will be on public procurement, sustainable data centers and ICT. At the event we will be offering: Tools and training to support data center related procurement processes in adopting best-of-market energy efficient solutions Case studies […]

EURECA input into the Ecodesign consultation forum

EURECA will be represented by its Coordinator, Dr Rabih Bashroush, on the EU Commission Ecodesign consultation forum taking place on 17th February 2017 in Brussels to provide feedback and help shape the new legislation. Having regard to Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 October 2009 establishing a framework for […]

EURECA at DataCentres North Manchester 2017

EURECA will be represented at the DataCentres North Manchester conference and exhibition that will take place at the Emirates Old Trafford, on 15th February 2017. Dr Bashroush’s talk (taking place at 2:30pm) will provide an overview of the EURECA project and its public sector procurement innovation services. Additionally, the talk will highlight some of the […]

A EURECA moment on multiple stages at the DCW Paris 2016 conference

On 29th and 30th November the first Data Center World Paris took place and was a great success. Located at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles (south of Paris), this large conference center is currently being renovated to be the center of an innovative ecosystem gathering new services and highly connected people. With almost a village-like […]

EURECA presence at DataCentres Ireland 2016

EURECA will be represented at the DataCentres Ireland exhibition and conference taking place at the Royal Dublin Society, on 9th November 2016. Dr Bashroush’s talk will provide an overview of the EURECA project and its public sector procurement innovation services. Additionally, the talk will highlight some of the early findings around optimising hardware refresh rates […]

Environmental burdens of Data Centres, Ecobalance 2016

In October 2016, Marc-Andree Wolf of EURECA project partner maki Consulting GmbH presented a technical paper on “Environmental burdens of data centres – not only the use stage matters” in the 12th bi-annual Ecobalance conference 2016 in Kyoto, Japan ( The aim of this paper is to present the environmental burdens (incl. but also beyond […]

EURECA Amsterdam event spotlighted by Datacenter Works

Following the successful event in Amsterdam with the launch of the new EURECA tool, we had another news update from, a prominent online datacenter industry magazine magazine by FenceWorks. The event “Green ICT & Procurement” has been successfully organised by Green IT Amsterdam and the EURECA project. Good practices, experiences and business models have […]


Many sources of energy loss in ICT Jaak Vlasveld explained how to achieve energy efficiency gains without impacting performance and stability of ICT, illustrating sustainable ICT approaches, which are listed under “How to procure and manage sustainable ICT”. One big part of making ICT sustainable is to improve the energy efficiency in servers and data […]

EURECA Amsterdam event spotlighted by PIANOo

PIANOo, the Dutch Public Procurement Expertise Centre, has supported the dissemination of our EURECA workshop with an article in their newsletter. PIANOo was set up to professionalise procurement and tendering in all government departments, with a view to improving efficiency and compliance with the rules. The Dutch government, together with regional and local authorities, wants […]

The 6th EURECA Workshop in Paris

“Committed to supporting the public sector procure environmentally sound data centre products and services” Come visit the EURECA Public Sector Team at the DCW Paris 2016 Conference. The Public Sector is moving ever more to digitisation and e-services to reduce costs under even tighter budgetary constraints. Amid growing concerns of increased energy consumption and the […]