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Green Public Procurement for Data Centres


Project team

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The following people form the project team:

Dir.B - Growth & Innovation Oliver Wolf
  Nicolas Dodd
  Felice Alfieri


Directorate B is one of the six scientific directorates of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC). Since 1994, we promote and enable a better understanding of the links between technology, economy and society. Our mission is to provide customer-driven support to the EU policy-making process by developing science-based responses to policy challenges that have both a socio-economic as well as a scientific/ technological dimension. Our work is undertaken, mainly, at the request of other Directorates General of the European Commission. In addition in recent years several assignments have been carried out for the European Parliament. Directorate B collaborates closely with the other directorates of the Joint Research Centre and multiple partners across Europe. The Product Bureau team of the Circular Economy and Industrial Leadership Unit focuses its work on assisting DG ENV, DG GROW, DG ENER and other DGs with technical background studies on the product policy tools of EU Ecolabel, EU Green Public Procurement, Ecodesign and Energy label for numerous product groups.

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Viegand Maagøe Consortium

The external team is composed of experts from six consultant companies: Viegand Maagøe, Operational Intelligence, Ballarat Consulting, Tenvic, Hansheng and PlanMiljø. The project lead is Viegand Maagøe performing the project management, lead expert consulting and the main data analysis, with the close support of the rest of the team. The team of consultants has a broad understanding and experience in the areas of product policy and purchasing requirements, energy efficiency and life cycle assessment of electronic products and technical knowledge concerning data centres.


As the science and knowledge service of the European Commission, the Joint Research Centre's mission is to support EU policies with independent evidence throughout the whole policy cycle.