Cloud infrastructure & Data Centres - Useful Resources

 

techUK's cloud infrastructure and data centres programme brings together tech suppliers and the UK's data centre operators to provide a strong cohesive industry voice. Find below a collection of useful documents, reports and brochures from our programme. 


Silver Linings | Update The implications of BREXIT for the UK Data Centre Sector

Silver Linings: The Implications of Brexit for the UK Data Centre Sector

Climate Change Agreement (CCA) for Data Centres Target Period Two: Report on Findings, Sept 2017

CCA Report of Progress Against First Target, 2015

Climate Change Agreement for Data Centres, First Findings Report | November 2014

Climate Change Agreement for Data Centres - First Findings 

This report on Climate Change Agreement for Data Centres is not intended to be comprehensive, definitive or formal.

High Tech: Low Carbon

The three most critical environmental challenges facing society today are climate change, resource degradation and pollution. At the heart of all three is energy efficiency and this is the area where the technology sector can make the most positive contribution. 

Case Study Digest: ICT - Greening the Public Sector

This popular report focusses on how our technologies can help the public sector.

Er, what is a data centre?

Nobody seems to understand what data centres actually do. This report cuts through the jargon.

So what have data centres ever done for us?

Our paper reveals how data centres enable and power service economies in the way that heavy industry used to power manufacturing economies.

Data centres - a day in your life 

In a typical day we'll use data centres dozens, if not hundreds of times. Here's how...

Data sections and power: fact or fiction? 

Given that nobody really understands data centres, a whole mythology has built up around them. This paper explores and debunks some common perceptions.

Data centres - engines of growth 

Data centres are not just fancy sheds full of computing equipment. Each element of financing, planning, design and construction needs specialist skills, and that is even before it is operational.

Burdensome Climate Change Legislation

We have identified five areas within the climate change policy landscape that are unduly burdensome for our businesses.

Cones of Pain

Roadmap for Data Centre Operators - understanding compliance obligations for combustion plant emissions.

ETL (Energy Technology List) Enquiry - techUK response submitted

E.ON

What is Risk Radar?

More on Risk Radar (Extended version)

Industrial Emissions Directive: Are you IN or OUT?

ARP report

Policy Issues for European Data Centres

What are they, why do they matter and what are we doing about them?

Inline Policy - EU Referendum Result

Stairway to Heaven

Post Referendum Policy Priorities for Data Centres

United Kingdom EU Referendum

The summary of the impacts on energy policy by CBRE.

HMT energy tax response

Brussels Round Table notes

techUK briefing notes EUETS Phase III

The input on Lot9 to DBEIS

Provisional briefing on Heat Networks (Billing and Metering) Regulations


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