New conference for climate positive data centers

For the second year, UNEP DTU Partnership is co-hosting the Data Centers Denmark event, focusing on sustainability and green solutions for climate action and SDGs

January 23, 2020

EDIT: Due to the Corona-virus, the conference has been moved to the 29th of September.

2019 has been a pivotal year for climate change awareness, where corporate organizations are now racing not only to join the fight against climate change, but also to avoid shrinking profits or funding restrictions as consumers and investors alike demand green-friendly sustainable businesses.

Building on this movement UNEP DTU Partnership and the Danish Data Center Industry are inviting stakeholders and experts to join the 2020 Data Centers Denmark conference, focusing on Building and operating climate positive data centers .

The event also builds on last year’s successful data center conference, and provides a platform for data center stakeholders as well as policy practitioners and technology experts to connect and discuss data center sustainability from a policy as well as a technology standpoint.

Read more and sign up here.

Aligning with the SDGs

The conference will focus on policy requirements and highlight innovations ranging from liquid cooling to energy storage solutions and more.

“The data center industry is on the road to consume a significant part of our planet’s power in upcoming years, immediate action is required to redirect the data center industry towards a climate-positive future,“ said Gabriela Prata Dias, Head of Strategy for Business models and markets at UNEP-DTU Partnership.

The conference is gathering industry, energy utilities, universities, research institutions and policy makers to discuss the latest energy efficient innovations and approaches from the industry.

“We are delighted to once again team up with the UNEP-DTU Partnership, not only to reinforce the message of the urgency of the industry needs, but also to highlight the most promising technologies and innovations as well as spark new ideas. We need solutions and we need action now,”  said Henrik Hansen, Director of the Danish Data Center Industry.