Public Procurement

The European Council has adopted a regulation that requires EU institutions and central Member State government authorities to use energy efficiency criteria no less demanding than those defined in the EU ENERGY STAR programme when purchasing office equipment.

Here is an overview of information to aid in the public procurement process. The usual thresholds for public supply contracts apply.

 


 

ENERGY STAR requirements

 


 

ENERGY STAR qualified office equipment

The EU ENERGY STAR database contains the following qualified products that are registered and available for the EU:

Computer equipment Imaging equipment Displays

 


 

Calculate costs

Energy calculator for insight in possible energy costs:

DA | DE | EL | EN | ES | FI | FR | IT | NL | NO | PT | SE

 


 

Local authorities

Austria
Österreichische Energieagentur: energystar.at

Belgium
Federal Public Service Economy, SMEs, Self-employed & Energy
GD Energy, Division Gas-Electricity
Guibert Crevecoeur, e-mail:

Germany
Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena)
Dr. Karsten Lindloff, e-mail:

Denmark
Energistyrelsen / Danish Energy Authority
Ture Hammar, e-mail:

Finland
Motiva Oy
Kirsi-Maaria Forssell, e-mail:

Greece
ΥΠΟΥΡΓΕΙΟ ΑΝΑΠΤΥΞΗΣ
Ministry of Develpment - Directorate General for Energy, Renewable Energy & Energy Saving Directorate
Dimitrios Nomidis, e-mail:
Dimitrios Tsalemis, e-mail:

Ireland
Sustainable Energy Ireland
Tom Halpin, e-mail:
Antonia Shields, e-mail:
Sarah Devitt, e-mail:

Lithuania
Energetikos agentūra: ena.lt

Netherlands
Agentschap NL
Hans-Paul Siderius, e-mail:

Sweden
Energimyndigheten - Swedish Energy Agency
Carlos Lopes, email:

Slovakia
Slovenská inovačná a energetická agentúra: siea.sk

United Kingdom
DEFRA, The Market Transformation Programme:
e-mail:

Norway (EFTA)
Norges vassdrags- og energidirektorat (NVE) / The Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate
Kirsti Hind Fagerlund, e-mail:
website: www.energystar.no

 


 

Computer terminology

Explanations of various computer terminology can be found here: