ICT for Sustainable Growth
The Information Society and Media Directorate-General of the European Commission aims to make sure ICTs contribute to the development of a more sustainable Europe and to attaining the EU's climate and energy goals of expanding the use of renewable energies, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing energy efficiency by 20% by 2020.
The Commission is, therefore, pursuing a wide variety of activities to advance the contribution of ICT in the areas of Energy Efficiency of the ICT Sector , Energy Efficient Buildings , Smart Cities , Smart Electricity Grids and Smart Metering , Climate Change Management , Water Management .
Source: SAP, 2009
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