1st ETSI workshop on Energy Efficiency

  • 20-21 June 2012Add this to my calendar
  • There is no charge for this event
  • Genoa, Italyexpand

The first ETSI Workshop on Energy Efficiency took place on 20-21 June 2012, in Genoa, Italy, and was hosted by the University of Genoa and supported by ECONET project.


Protecting the environment is a global concern, and one which involves whole industries, as well as individuals. Reducing energy consumption and using energy more efficiently will provide obvious environmental benefits, but it also makes good business sense.

ETSI has been at the forefront of developing standards aimed at improving energy efficiency in ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) networks, equipment and services. ETSI activities cover methods of measuring energy efficiency, environmental and infrastructural aspects for telecommunication equipment and its environment, power supply interface requirements and grounding for ICT equipment, alternative power sources in telecommunication installations, best practices to reduce energy consumption, and standards for life cycle analysis of environmental impact.

The workshop emphasized the design and the use of ICT to reduce environmental impact. In addition the workshop enabled the 80 delegates to share views on ongoing work on energy efficiency standards in ETSI and among other SDOs and research projects, identify any potential gaps and overlaps in energy efficiency standardization and analyze future requirements for energy efficiency standardization of ICT equipment and networks. 

Agenda and Presentations


SESSION 1: Setting the scene

Session chair: Beniamino Gorini, ETSI TC EE Chairman, Alcatel-Lucent

Welcome and Workshop Introduction
Beniamino Gorini, ETSI TC EE Chairman, Alcatel-Lucent

KEYNOTE: Energy efficiency in (ICT) products: ecodesign, energy label, energy star
Ulrike Nuscheler, DG ENER C3

KEYNOTE: Standardization as a driver for Energy Efficiency and the role of ETSI
Jonas Sundborg, ETSI Board Chairman, ETSI Green Agenda care taker

SESSION 2: Current standardization initiatives
Session Chair: Dong Hi Sim, ETSI TC EE Technical Officer

IEC and CENELEC environmental standardization activity: overview of IEC TC111 'Environmental standardization for electrical and electronic products and systems ' and CENELEC TC 111X 'Environment'
Andrea Legnani, Comitato Elettrotecnico Italiano

Overview of ITU-T Study Group 5 activities : Environmental Sustainability for the ICT sector
Ahmed Zeddam, ITU-T SG5

Coverage and Capacity together for good measure?
Dave Bossmin, ATIS

SESSION 3: Energy efficiency – Measurements and KPIs
Session Chair: Paolo Gemma, TC EE Secretary, Huawei

Traffic-power consumption analysis in routed aggregation network: Suggestions for design improvements of building blocks
Radovan Sernec, Telekom Slovenia

Energy efficiency KPIs for network measurement
Erik Friman, Ericsson

ETSI STF 439 : Global KPIs for energy efficiency of deployed broadband
Raffaele Bolla, ETSI STF 439 Member – University of Genoa

Data Centre Server Efficiency Metric- A Simplified Effective Approach
Henry ML Wong, Intel Corp

SESSION 4 : Technical solutions related to energy efficient cooling and power supply in telecommunications
Session chair: Didier Marquet, France Telecom Orange Labs, chairman of EE2

Efficient Power Management – from System level to sub-components
Jonas Svennebring, Freescale - Per Holmberg, Ericsson

Reasons for Using LVDC in Data Centres
Henry ML Wong, Intel Corp

Achieving Energy efficiency for PoE (Power over Ethernet) Networks
Shashidhar Krishnamurthy, HCL Technologies Ltd

ES 202336 practical tools for energy and environmental monitoring and control
Emmanuel Orban, Alpha Technologies SA
SESSION 5 : Assessment of environmental impact and efficiency: life cycle assessment
Chaired by: Pernilla Bergmark, Ericsson

A modular energetic / CO2 assessment model: model for TIC services
Didier Marquet, France Telecom Orange

Use of Life Cycle Assessment methodology to better understand the impact related to different aspects of ICT
Jens Malmodin, Ericsson AB

ITU-T Recommendation L.1420: practical use within Alcatel Lucent
Gilbert Buty, Alcatel-Lucent

SESSION 6 : Research Projects
Chaired by: Raffaele Bolla, University of Genoa

Energy COnsumption NETworks (ECONET): Smart power management for fixed network devices
Massimo Enrico, ECONET, Ericsson

The EARTH Energy Efficiency Evaluation Framework - A methodology to evaluate radio network energy efficiency at system level
Magnus Olsson, EARTH Project, Ericsson

OPERA-Net I/II Optimizing Power Efficiency in mobile RAdio NETworks
Jérôme David, OPERA_NET2, Thomson-Broadcast

Energy Efficiency Measurements at the Network Level
Sibel Tombaz, Royal Institute of Technology, KTH

Let Green Touch the Future
Gilbert Buty, Green Touch Consortium, Alcatel-Lucent

SESSION 7: Future perspectives and event conclusions
Chaired by: Beniamino Gorini, ETSI TC EE Chairman, Alcatel-Lucent

KEYNOTE: Efficient and sustainable ICT - Time for coordinated action
Flavio Cucchietti, Telecom Italia

KEYNOTE: Setting environmental targets via standards
Per Döfnas, Ericsson

Panel Discussion

Feedback from each session chairs: highlights, issues raised, way forward
All sessions chairs  


A DTN Perspective on Mobile Relays for Cellular Networks
Vasilis Friderikos, King's College London, University of London

GEYSERS : Energy Efficiency and CO2 Emissions Considerations in Integrated IT and Optical Network Infrastructures
Anna Tzanakaki, Geysers Project (by Athens Information Technology)

An Overview of Research Advances in the Mobile VCE Green Radio Project
Timothy O'Farrell, University of Sheffield

Energy Efficient Sleep Mode Management for Cellular Networks
Simone Morosi, Università di Firenze - CNIT

TREND results in energy efficient networking
Marco Ajmone Marsan, Politecnico di Torino

Energy efficiency for transport networks - main achievement from ICT STRONGEST
Andrea Di Giglio, STRONGEST / Telecom Italia

Improving energy efficiency in passive optical networks with service guarantees
Luca Valcarenghi, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna

Determinism, Randomness, and Harvesting: Strategies for Reduced Energy Telecommunication Networks
Stuart Walker, University of Essex, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering