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have you ever transformed or built a sustainable digital infrastructure that runs on or used energy-efficient hardware? how does it look in detail and how can someone transform to it?


Well, I know this has been going around the #fediverse a lot already, but it is such a great project, I think it can't be mentioned (and hopefully copied) often enough:

This is a very nice example:

-> a #Solar-powered, self-hosted website.


@Joachim_Rees @greenfediverse Did anyone ever think about the energy used by the internet service provider that connects your self-hosted low-tech device to the internet?

You could go down the whole supply chain (including the hardware involved). But I want to focus on the service provider for now.

I found @wetell to be a service provider that addresses the question of renewable energies, but it's only for mobile access. Is there any DSL provider anywhere in the world that uses renewables?

@attac_hl @Joachim_Rees @greenfediverse @wetell


Also genau diesen Gedanken hatte ich noch nicht, aber ich hatte mir schon mal Überlegt, dass ich die Geldströme, die ich für austauschbare Produkte (gibt es ein gutes deutsches Wort für "commodities"?) ausgebe, gern zu Unternehmen lenken würde, die sich der #Gemeinwohlökonomie verpflichtet fühlen.

Bei den Produkten bin ich gekommen auf:
- Benzin
- Heizöl
- DSL/Telefon
- Gesetzliche Krankenkasse


@attac_hl @Joachim_Rees @greenfediverse @wetell

#GWÖ-unterstützende Unternehmen hab ich da aber nur eine einzige Krankenkasse gefunden, und die eher halbherzig: 1 mal bilanziert, dann nie wieder - auf Nachfrage kam ~ "Neue Bilanz brauche wir nicht, da sich unsere Prozesse nicht ändern.“

- das von dir genannte #WeTell passt hier super für #Handytarif

...und dann gibts noch (#verde?) für #Versicherung.

Gerne auch ergänzen!

mir fehlen persöhnlich noch Anbieter für Internet & Telefon, Kranken- u. Haftpflichtversicherung.
ich schaue auch gelegentlich bei rein, die haben recht viele listen. eine gesamtübersicht, existiert die?
@attac_hl @Joachim_Rees @greenfediverse @wetell

Kennst du die Hilfswerft? Das ist ein Vetein, der jedes Jahr ein Poster erstellt mit nachhaltigen Unternehmen:

@el_joa @attac_hl @Joachim_Rees @greenfediverse

@greenfediverse I don't know if this counts but my home server is a laptop that communicates with a Raspberry Pi to tell it when it needs to be charged. I have it set to turn on a power strip when the laptop is at 30% and turn off at 80%. Data I've collected over a year of doing this shows that my server is only drawing power 1 hour out of every 4, or 6 total hours a day. It's not super fancy or efficient but it's better than drawing power 24 hours a day I suppose.

@greenfediverse There are a lot of factors involved, but think about the Raspberry Pi. Although it was designed for education, it is a fully functional computer. My rule of thumb is when software doesn't run on it, it is obviously not efficient enough. I'd also be interested in the responses you get.

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