The Library

Here you can find information related to the project’s ongoing activities and results, such as project public reports, papers, articles, press releases, brochures, videos, images, and so on, as these become available throughout the project’s lifetime.

Conference
– CATALYST Project
GDC-SG Dublin

20191120.JB_.CATALYST.DCIreland.v3.0-Compressed

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Conference
– CATALYST Project
Keynote Speech by Stijn Grove, Managing Director, Dutch Data Center Association

GDCSG.20180904.DDA_.SG_.v1.1

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Conference
September 12, 2019 – CATALYST Project
GDC-SG Manchester

CATALYST.JB-CATALYST.Manchester-2019

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Conference
– CATALYST Project
The Green Data Centre Stakeholders Group kick-off presentation

GDCSG.20180904.v1.0

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Public reports
– CATALYST Project
D2.1: CATALYST Specification & Design

This document is the first deliverable of the CATALYST first technical work package, namely, WP2: “Pre-CATALYST Results Analysis and Design” and it reports the work conducted in two tasks: Task 2.1: Use cases & pre-CATALYST Results Analysis and Task 2.2: CATALYST framework …

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Public reports
– CATALYST Project
D2.2: Green Data Centre Assessment Toolkit

This report provides the Green Data CentreAssessment Toolkit, to support the self-assessment of data centres in terms of their environmental sustainability. In the CATALYST context a toolkit is perceived as a set of tools alongside a process to navigate through …

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Public reports
– CATALYST Project
D2.3: Final CATALYST Framework Architecture

This document presents a refined and detailed version of the CATALYST framework architecture and updates on CATALYST data model, the initial version of which has been reported in D2.1 CATALYST.D2.3.ENG_.WP2_.V …

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Public reports
– CATALYST Project
D3.1: VC Generation & Migration

This documentis the first of a series of three deliverables detailing the activities of CATALYST carried out towards achieving information technology-related load balancing optimization at federated data centres’ level. Building upon the technological and research outcomes of the FP7 projects …

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– CATALYST Project
D3.2: Energy aware IT Load Balancing

This document is the second of a series of three deliverables detailing the activities of CATALYST carried out towards achieving information technology-related load balancing optimization at federated data centres’ level. Building upon the technological and research outcomes of the FP …

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Public reports
– CATALYST Project
D3.3: Federated DCs Migration Controller

The CATALYST framework applies efficient management of Data Centre flexibility assets under operational, financial, and sustainability profits. The management of execution of virtual Information Technology (IT) loads understood as Virtual Containers (VCs) or simply Virtual Machines (VMs) is a potential …

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Public reports
– CATALYST Project
D4.1: Smart Energy Flexibility Modelling

This report describes the models that were developed to estimate and elicitate the electrical and thermal flexibility of Data Centres (DCs) in terms of achieving an optimal integration with smart energy grids CATALYST.D4.1.TUC_.WP4_.v …

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Public reports
– CATALYST Project
D4.2: DC Energy DR Prediction

This deliverable reports the work carried out in the direction of defining models for forecasting the electrical energy consumption, electrical and thermal energy production as well as the flexibility of a Data Centre (DC) considering different time frames and system …

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Public reports
– CATALYST Project
D4.3: DC Energy Flexibility Management Tool

This deliverable reports the work carried out for defining and implementing an ICT solution that allows the DC to optimally manage its electrical and thermal energy flexibility. This solution supports DCs to achieve better integration with the electrical and heat …

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Public reports
– CATALYST Project
D5.1: CATALYST market infrastructure

This document reports the technical realization of the infrastructure implementation of the electronic CATALYST Marketplace. In more detail, the achievements of this deliverable include the following: •detailed architectural design of the CATALYSTMarketplace; •detailed description of the Marketplace software components; •installation …

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– CATALYST Project
D5.2: Optimal orchestration of CATALYST market mechanisms

The CATALYST project aims to turn data centres (DCs) into flexible multi-energy hubs through the implementation of a multi-carrier marketplace platform, allowing them to sustain investments in renewable energy sources and energy efficiency, by offering mutualized energy flexibility services to …

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Public reports
April 17, 2020 – CATALYST Project
D5.3 Cloudification of the CATALYST market framework

The CATALYST project delivers a fully configurable and adaptable multi-carrier marketplace; the CATALYST Marketplace. It is composed of a set of mono-marketplaces across anumber of dimensions, and time resolutions: •The Electricity Marketplace, •The Flexibility Marketplace, •The Heat Marketplace, •The IT …

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– CATALYST Project
D6.1: Guidelines and Integration Framework

Effective software integration is of paramount importance to the release of software products and services, impacting both the product quality and time to market. Integration planning is equally important, providing a strategy for planning, design, execution, data collection, and test …

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– CATALYST Project
D6.2: Intermediate CATALYST Framework

The present document is the accompanying report of the intermediate integrated prototype of the CATALYST framework, consolidating the functionalities already available through the initial versions of the CATALYST components developed within Work Packages (WPs) WP3, WP4 and WP5. The intermediate …

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Public reports
– CATALYST Project
D7.1: Data management plan V1

The deliverable provides an initial version of the CATALYST data management plan (DMP). The document outlines data that will be collected or generated during the CATALYST project and discusses how it will be handled during and after the project lifetime …

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– CATALYST Project
D7.2: Data management plan V2

This deliverable provides an update to the initial version of the CATALYST Data Management Plan. It comes with the refined version of information with respect to D7.1 and provides also an update for some of the data sets reported in …

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– CATALYST Project
D7.3: Trial set-up, test and evaluation methodology

This report provides information about the trial set-up, test & evaluation methodology and relies on Task 7.1  Specifications of trials and evaluation methodology. The goal is to specify how the CATALYST solution can be validated and proved in four DCs: Green …

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Public reports
April 29, 2020 – CATALYST Project
D7.4 Trials – Initial Results

This document provides preliminary results on trials performed in the CATALYST pilots: ▪Green Pont Saint Martin DC ▪Poznan Supercomputing Centre DC ▪Schuberg Philis DC ▪Distributed Qarnot DC Trials have been performed in compliance with test cases defined inthe report D …

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– CATALYST Project
D8.2: Green Data Centre Stakeholder Group Manifest

This report establishes the Green Data Centre Stakeholder Group (GDC-SG) as created and run, in its early stages, by the CATALYST project. It is the group’s manifesto, stating the mission and intentions of the group along with its terms …

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– CATALYST Project
D8.3: Report on marketing & promotional tools V1

This report provides a comprehensive overview of the project’s communication and dissemination strategy and approach, along with enlisting the marketing and promotional tools to be leveraged so as to achieve the project’s communication goals.In doing so, it …

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Public reports
– CATALYST Project
D8.5: Dissemination & Standardization Activities V1

This deliverable reports the annual dissemination and communication activities undertaken by the CATALYST consortium. Also, it reviews Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) to which the project may promote new work items and contribute to standards development. CATALYST.D8.5.TUC_.WP8_.v …

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– CATALYST Project
D8.6: Green DC Energy Efficiency Roadmap V1

This deliverable constitutes the CATALYST deliverable D8.6 “Green DC Energy Efficiency Roadmap v1” which is intended to summarize the activities of the Green Data Centre (DC) Stakeholder Group and provide a roadmap for DC Energy Efficiency. Indeed,its scope and …

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– CATALYST Project
D8.7 Report on marketing and promotional tools v2

This report contains information on the 2nd version of the projects marketing and promotional tools CATALYST.D8.7.GIT.WP8.v …

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– CATALYST Project
D8.9: Dissemination & Standardization Activities V2

This deliverable reports the dissemination and communication activities undertaken by the CATALYST consortium during the second year of the project. Also, it shows the current status of standardization activities highlighting the Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) to which the project may …

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Journal
– MDPI ISI journal
Reuse of Data Center Waste Heat in Nearby Neighborhoods

Antal , T. Cioara , I. Anghel , R. Gorzenski, R. Januszewski , A. Oleksiak , W. Piatek , C. Pop , I. Salomie , W. Szeliga, Reuse of Data Center Waste Heat in Nearby Neighborhoods: A Neural Networks-Based Prediction Model, Energies, MDPI ISI journal, Special Issue District …

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Journal
– Elsevier ISI journal
Exploiting data centres energy flexibility in smart cities: Business scenarios

Cioara, I. Anghel, I. Salomie, M. Antal, C. Pop, M. Bertoncini, D. Arnone, Exploiting data centres energy flexibility in smart cities: Business scenarios, Information Sciences, Elsevier ISI journal, Feb 2019, high impact factor of 5.524, included in quartile category Q1. https://www …

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Journal
– Sustainability, March 2018
Transforming Data Centers in Active Thermal Energy Players in Nearby Neighborhoods

Antal, T. Cioara, I. Anghel, C. Pop and I. Salomie, Transforming Data Centers in Active Thermal Energy Players in Nearby Neighborhoods, Sustainability, March 2018, MDPI ISI journal, high impact factor, 2.592, included in quartile category Q2. https://www.mdpi.com/2071- …

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Journal
– Elsevier ISI Journal
Modeling, simulation and optimization of complex systems–A case study on energy efficient datacenters, Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory

Antal, C. Pop, T. Petrican, A. Vesa, T. Cioara, I. Anghel, I. Salomie , MoSiCS: Modeling, simulation and optimization of complex systems–A case study on energy efficient datacenters, Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Elsevier ISI Journal, May 2019, ISSN 1569-190X …

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Journal
– Sustainability 2018
Transforming Data Centers in Active Thermal Energy Players in Nearby Neighborhoods

Antal, M.; Cioara, T.; Anghel, I.; Pop, C.; Salomie, I. Transforming Data Centers in Active Thermal Energy Players in Nearby Neighborhoods. Sustainability 2018, 10, 939. DOI: link …

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Conference
June 7, 2018 – CATALYST Project
Green Data Centre – Stakeholders Group – Manifesto

GDC-SG_Brochure_Web

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Conference
March 3, 2020 – Cobra
Testing GDCSG

This paper presents a novel Data Center (DC) flexibility ecosystem, which aims to accelerate the commercial utilization of innovative energy efficiency solutions and on-site integration of renewable energy generation in DCs. The proposed ecosystem leverages on providing mutualized energy flexibility …

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Journal
March 23, 2018 – Sustainability
CoolCloudSim: Integrating Cooling System Models in CloudSim

This paper presents a novel Data Center (DC) flexibility ecosystem, which aims to accelerate the commercial utilization of innovative energy efficiency solutions and on-site integration of renewable energy generation in DCs. The proposed ecosystem leverages on providing mutualized energy flexibility …

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Conference
October 18, 2018 – IEEE
Converting Data Centers in Energy Flexibility Ecosystems

Ionut Anghel, Tudor Cioara, Terpsi Velivassaki, Massimo Bertoncini, Artemis Voulkidis, Ariel Oleksiak, Nicolas SAINTHERANT, Vasiliki Georgiadou, Maria Adele Paglia and Claudia Pop, "Converting Data Centers in Energy Flexibility Ecosystems," 2018 IEEE International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering and 2018 IEEE Industrial …

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