Data Centre and Server ‘Idle Coefficients’
This report presents information on novel data centre KPIs: the Server Idle coefficient and the Data Centre Idle Coefficient.
Total Energy Model V2.0 for Connected Devices
This report describes updates to the Total Energy Model that was developed by EDNA to estimate the ‘total energy use’ of connected devices, globally.
Ericsson Mobility Report
Describes the evolution towards the Networked Society, of IoT and other connected ICT equipment. It includes historic and future projections of device connectivity. Updated regularly at http://www.ericsson.com/mobility-report
Is staying online costing the earth?
This UK Government report aims to support debate around the UK’s digital future It sets out areas where researchers, companies and governments can act to harness the substantial opportunities the Internet offers to reduce our carbon footprint and ensure
Resource efficiency, privacy and security by design: A first experience on enterprise servers and data storage products …
This article proposes a novel approach to combining resource efficiency and data protection and cybersecurity issues, taking
Digitalization and Energy
This flagship IEA report seeks to provide clarity for decision makers on what digitalization means for energy – shining a light on both its enormous potential and most pressing challenges. We are finding that digitalization is becoming increasingly important to a wide
Cisco Visual Networking Index: Forecast and Methodology, 2016–2021
CISCO forecast for global internet traffic including an explanation of the methodology. The Cisco Visual Networking Index Forecast methodology has been developed based on a combination of analyst projections, in-house estimates and forecasts, and direct data collection
Technology Assessment of Internet of Things
Technology Assessment of the internet of things inlcuding privacy, security, safety and other issues. As IoT technologies are embedded in a growing number of devices and applications
CDA Design & Policy Principles for Energy Efficient Connected Devices (version October 2016 including definitions)
Developed by the Connected Devices Alliance, these principles address the energy efficiency of network-connected devices
Scoping of Intelligent Efficiency Measurement
Communicates the results of a scoping exercise undertaken by the Connected Devices Alliance, to scope measurement methodologies for quantifying the energy savings from real-world intelligent
United States Data Center Energy Usage Report
This LBNL report estimates historical data center electricity consumption back to 2000, relying on previous studies and historical shipment data, and forecasts consumption out to 2020 based on new trends and the most recent data available.
Are there limits to growth in data traffic?: On time use, data generation and speed
This discussion paper considers the nature of growth in data traffic across the Internet, as a basis for asking whether and how such growth might be limited in order to conserve energy
Data Model Needs for Building Device Interoperation
Examines the development of a suitable single data model for building interoperability, including how numerical information and other data from sensors and devices could be described in a standard way.
Development of ICT-Related Electricity Demand in Germany (German language)
This report (in German language) studies the development of ICT-related electricity demand in Germany. The electrical energy demand of information and communication technology (ICT) has risen
Electricity Consumption in the ICT Layer in Smart Grids (English executive summary)
This is an English language executive summary of a French report commissioned by ADEME, examining the energy consumption of ICT equipment in smart grids. Link to full report
Monitoring Real World Usage of Network Connected Products in the Home
Paper by Nicole Kearney and Geoff Bellingham. This paper proposes recommendations to policy makers based on a real time data collection exercise carried out in the UK, to analyze the
Beyond Network Standby – A Policy Framework And Action Plan For Low Energy Networks
Examines a range of issues that are critical in understanding how networks operate and how products that are connected to a
The Power Of Wireless Cloud
An analysis of the impact on energy consumption of the growing popularity of accessing cloud services via wireless devices. By the Centre for Energy Efficient Telecommunications. The writing of this document was motivated by the explosive growth we are now
Energy Saving in Society by IT Solutions – How to Quantify the Contribution of “Green by IT”
Summarises currently available methods for calculating the effects of “Green by IT”. By the Japanese Green IT Promotion Council
Energy Reporting on Networks
Documents progress by the Internet Engineering Task Force to establish a protocol for self-reporting energy information by devices and equipment. By Bruce Nordman for the Australian Government Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency