SIDN Signs a Deal with Cleanbits – 8 December 2008

SIDN, the. nl registrar, signed a deal with Cleanbits for its own plot in the first Internet forest. On Friday, December 12, Director Roelof Meijer, along with the directors of NXS Internet and Computel, will plant the first trees of the forest in the Huis te Eerbeek estate, in Eerbeek. From the press call of December 12: Roelof Meijer expressed the importance that the entire Internet sector should address the CO2 emissions issue. 'According to a study by Gartner, the ICT industry worldwide is responsible for 2% of CO2 emissions. If we apply the Gartner findings with the statistics of just the Netherlands, then we can assume that data centers are responsible for 23% of the IT sectors carbon emissions which together we need to act upon. For example, by using green electricity, replacing the conventional air cooling techniques and use sustainable energy-efficient servers. " The reception is from mid morning onwards at the premisses of Huis te Eerbeek, Professor Weber Avenue 1, Eerbeek. Planting begins at 10am.