Energy efficiency in public procurement of IT hardware

Sector Appliances
Grantee Manufactures Association of Information Technology (MAIT)
Year 2016

IT equipment in government establishments and Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) consumed approximately 2.2 billion kWh in FY14. This is expected to increase to 2.36 billion kWh in FY19. This report has captured the current ICT procurement practices followed by government establishments and Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs). It has highlighted the need for energy efficiency based ICT procurement and includes policy recommendations on public procurement of energy efficient IT products in government agencies and PSUs. An IT procurement tool was also developed under this project.

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