2002 Data centre footprint 76mt GHG emissions*
Data centre footprint 259mt GHG </li></ul>emissions<br />*(including equipment usage & embodied energy)<br />Opportunity to reduce global emissions by 15% by 2020 through leveraging technology in other industries<br />Source: Smart 2020 report<br />
The environmental business case <br /> Slide 6<br />
The Potential of Green IT<br />17<br />Green <br />by IT<br /><ul><li>Japan’s Emission was 1,374 million tons CO2 equivalent in 2007).
One calculation saysGreen IT can reduce 130million tons in 2025 from BAU in Japan.</li></ul>Green <br />of IT<br />Green IT<br />＋<br />=<br />20 million tons<br />130 million tons<br />110 million tons<br />
Green IT Initiativein Japan<br />18<br />Establishment of the Green IT Promotion Council (February 2008)<br />IT-related industry groups, research institutes, universities, government bodies, and others work together to promote Green IT<br />Strengthen Cooperation among Industry, Academia, and Government<br />International Partnerships and Collaborations<br />Government‘s Role<br /><ul><li>Assist the development of innovative technologies
Promote the dissemination of energy-efficient technologies and products
Standardization of measuring environmental contributions
Government and industries of U.S. , Europe and Asia</li></ul> <br />
Japan/US/EU co-operation<br />19<br />METI(Ministry of Trade and Economy, Industry)<br />DOE<br />EPA<br /><ul><li>Japan’s Green IT Promotion Councilexchanged an MOU with its U.S. counterparts.
In March 2009, Japan, the U.S. and EU held a government and private-sector joint work shop to establish new standards for datacenters.
Harmonizing policies to disseminate energy-saving home electronics</li></ul>Held a work shop in March 2009<br />Signed in May 2008<br />Japan<br />U.S.<br />
20<br />International collaboration and cooperation within Asia<br />○ In January 2009, Green IT promotion council signed an MOU <br /> with Green Business IT Councilof Korea.<br />○ In February 2009, international seminars were held in Singapore and Malaysia.<br /> <br />
Asia Green IT Forum<br />21<br />○ The First Asia Green IT Forum was held on October 6 2009, bringing <br /> together delegates from governments and industries of eight Asian countries <br /> (Japan, China, Korea, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam). <br />○ The participants issued a joint statement to enhance their future <br /> cooperation.<br /> <br /> ①Importance of green IT in combating global warming<br /> <br /> ② Mutual cooperation in Asia for green IT activities<br /> <br /> ③ Forum continuation and sharing information among countries<br /> <br />
Green Data Center Example Sun Microsystems<br />22<br />Hokkaido<br />Source：OGC<br /><ul><li>This DC can accommodate up to 8 Sun modular data centers)
State of the art heat exchange technology leveraging underground cooling
Sources <br />Commerce and Information Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan<br />CSC Australia<br />Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, Australia<br />Environmental Protection Agency, Taiwan<br />Minstry of Agriculture, Indonesia<br />National Information Society Agency, Korea<br />Tata Consultancy Services<br />42<br />