Acer organized a conference this week on the sidelines of Cop 28 to present its environmental ambitions.
The Taiwanese computer manufacturer is committed to the environmental fight, and wants to make it known. During an event organized in Dubai this week, he outlined his major objectives for the decades to come. The firm, which wants to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, has also illustrated its objectives with the release of several new products, presented at the same conference.
The Acer Aspire Vero 16-inch flagship
In 2021, Acer acquired a new range of eco-friendly computers, the Aspire Vero. Constructed in part from so-called PCR (post consumer recycled) plastic, they materialize the brand’s ecological intentions. And the new Aspire Vero delivery marks Acer’s progress in the field.
Indeed, while the first version had a chassis using 30% PCR plastic, the new 16-inch Aspire Vero benefits from a chassis made up of 60% of this recycled material. It will also integrate the latest generation of Intel Core Ultra processors. Details of the model will be revealed in Las Vegas next January.
A new range of portable generators for solar energy
Acer also presented several of its new solutions in the solar sector. The company has thus brought into the world three new foldable solar panels, intended to “ charge all kinds of devices at home or on the go, especially when access to another power source is difficult. » Certified IP 67, they benefit from a conversion rate of up to 23%, and will be sold at prices ranging from 229 to 849 euros.
Their release is accompanied by those of three portable generators, available in models APS 311 (600 W), APS 321 (1800 W), and APS 331 (3000 W). The first will be sold at 699 euros, the second at 1399 euros and the third at 2199 euros. Finally, an additional APS 300 2.5 kWh battery, designed for the APS 331, will be marketed in March 2024 at a price of 1,699 euros.