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Green ICT Forum - Part of Africa Tech Festival
7 December 2021, 10:00 - 13:20 (GMT+1)

7 December 2021, 10:00 - 13:20 (GMT+1)

Green ICT News & Insights

Ahead of the Green ICT Forum - here is a selection of relevant articles to read

In Pursuit of Carbon-Neutrality: Building Low Carbon Energy-Saving Data Centers

With the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic, the digital economy is bucking the wider trend and booming. By 2023, it will account for an astonishing 62% of global Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to the International Data Corporation (IDC), one of the world's leading market intelligence firms.

Clearly, the world is entering a new age, one where the digital economy plays the starring role. And with that, energy — the literal engine of the digital world — is now one of the key competitive factors for the digital economy's success.

Recent Articles

Huawei Wins Four DCS Awards for Data Center Facility Business

Huawei has won four awards at the prestigious DCS Awards 2021 for its data center facility business — an annual international event for the data center industry — including being named Data Centre Facilities Vendor of the Year. Other successes included Data Centre Consolidation/Upgrade/Refresh Project of the Year, Data Centre Power Innovation of the Year, and Data Centre Cooling Innovation of the Year.

Huawei Shares How to Tackle Climate Change with Technology Innovation at COP26

Dr. Fang Liangzhou, Vice President and CMO of Huawei Digital Power, spoke at COP26. At the session "System Change and Climate Innovation in the Technology Industry" hosted by the UNFCCC Global Innovation Hub, Fang virtually delivered a keynote address on "Building a Low-Carbon Smart Society." Fang described how Huawei Digital Power integrates digital and power electronics technologies to help industries save energy and reduce emissions of both power generation and consumption.

Huawei Ranks No. 1 in Global Modular Data Center Market Share

 Research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan has released its Global Modular Data Center Market Report. According to the report, market share for Huawei's Smart Modular Data Center Solution has grown rapidly in recent years, increasing from 12.7% in 2017 to 20.5% in 2020, demonstrating the solution's leadership position worldwide.

Huawei Launches the Full Series of Comprehensive Off-Grid Fuel Removal Power Solution

At SNEC Shanghai, Peng Jianhua, President of Site Power Facility, Huawei Digital Power Technologies Co., Ltd., released the full series of comprehensive off-grid fuel removal power solution iPowerCube to the global audience. Serving as an inclusive power supply in all scenarios, the solutions provide cost-effective, green, and reliable power for people's livelihood and industrial production in off-grid and unreliable grid areas, helping bridge the energy divide.

Huawei to Power the World's Largest Energy Storage Project

Huawei has recently signed the contract with SEPCOIII at Global Digital Power Summit 2021 in Dubai for a 1300 MWh off-grid battery energy storage system (BESS) project in Saudi Arabia, currently the world’s largest of its kind. This project also represents the largest energy storage project since Huawei officially launched the Smart String Energy Storage Solution for utility-scale PV power plants in June 2021.

Frost & Sullivan: Huawei Modular UPS Ranks No. 1 in the Global Market in 2020

Independent research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan, has released its report surveying the Global Modular Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) Market, providing insight into the latest UPS market trends, share, and developments. The report reveals that Huawei — a leader in modular UPS innovation — ranked first, globally, in terms of market share in 2020, retaining its leadership position worldwide.

Technology for a Greener & More Sustainable Intelligent World

Climate change has now become a huge roadblock for social development. We need to move faster towards low-carbon development and green growth models. We also need to protect the environment and promote green economic recovery. These are common goals shared by the global community.