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DCD Keeping IT Cool

DCD have over the last two days been running an event, the "Keeping IT Cool" virtual conference, you can access the recorded webinars on …

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CATALYST Newsletters

If you've missed one of our newsletters you can read them using the links below: April 2020 – Newsletter 1 May 2020 – Newsletter 2 June 2020 – Newsletter …

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CATALYST @ The PSNC, Poland

Our PSNC partner Ariel Oleksiak has written an article on the use of CATALYST at the POZNAN Super National Computer in Poland. Poznan Supercomputing …

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CATALYST Webinar Series – RESCHEDULED

Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances we've had to reschedule the remainder of the CATALYST Webinar Series to September. The provisional dates are as follows …

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The first in the CATALYST Webinar Series…

is now available, you can watch it here

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Hydrogen!

The EU has announced a substantial Hydrogen support package as can be seen in this article,  here The strategy can be downloaded from here …

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NEW CATALYST Video – Qarnot

We've added a new CATALYST video, the first in the "Pilot" Series, this video is from our partners Qarnot. https://www.youtube.com …

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CATALYST @ FACEBOOK?

Interesting article showing how the CATALYST principles are slowly but surely making their way into mainstream, or at least hyperscal data centre thinking… "In …

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Award Entries

We've entered two awards and are considering a few more that we know are due to happen but we're waiting on official conformation. The …

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Filling the policy gap…

We've been alerted to RAP via linked in, and this report will have far reaching ramifications. Minimum energy performance standards can support a massive …

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Intermediate results of the ongoing CATALYST validation in Pont Saint Martin Data Center

The CATALYST pilots are reaching their final validation points and our colleagues at Engineering Ingegneria Informatica spa, Marilena Lazzaro and Diego Arnone have written …

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SDIA Positioning Paper

In a joint statement of the Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance e.V. with the Energieeffizienzverband für Wärme, Kälte und KWK e …

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Recommendations on Waste Heat Recovery – UAETP

https://www.euroheat.org/uncategorized/recommendations-waste-heat-recovery-urban-agenda-energy-transition-partnership/

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CATALYST in Sweden

Great interview with Prof Jon Summers of RI:SE including many of the CATALYST principles can be found in the following article. https://www …

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Haarlem (Netherlands) New Data Centre Policy

After a year long pause, the Dutch Muncipality of Haarlemmemeer has agreed a new policy on data centre construction, our partner Green IT Amsterdam …

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Energy Flexibility in the Netherlands

Our consortium partner Jelle Wijnja from Alliander, https://www.alliander.com/en/ has writen an article on Energy Flexibility and how data centres can …

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Emerging Sensors Techniques and Technologies for Intelligent Environments

Our consortium partners the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca has issued an "invitation to submit" as can be seen below: "Dear Colleagues, The trending techniques …

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Developers Corner

Our consortium Partner Terpsi Velivassaki from Singular Logic has put togther a list of all the CATALYST software and requests that any interested party …

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SDIA – Energy Flexibility

Another article from the Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance on Energy Flexibility, a core element of the CATALYST software package which can be downloaded from …

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Computer Weekly – "Lean, mean and green, Datacentres of tomorrow"!

Useful 33 page e-guide on the data centres of tomorrow available from Computer Weekly, plenty of CATALYST principles at play in this guide, download it …

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Data Centers: The Heat source of the Future

An article from our friends at the Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance on Data Centres being the heat source of the future. You can find …

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InvestEU

Opening Remarks by Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans at the Press Conference on a Green and Just Recovery can be found here …

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Privacy-Preserving Inter-DC IT Load Live-Migration: A CATALYST Success Story

On April 22 2020, Google posted a blog praising their data centres (DC) capability of shifting IT workloads among their infrastructures, based on the availability of …

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CATALYST in datacenterworks.nl magazine (in Dutch)

CATALYST features in the latest edition of datacenterworks.nl https://www.datacenterworks.nl/artikelen/catalyst-werkt-aan-cloudificering-van-market-framework?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter …

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CATALYST Flexibility Prediction and Optimization

In our latest news article, Dr Tudor Cioara of the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca in Romania provides an insight into CATALYST Flexibility Prediction and …

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CATALYST Information Cartoon on "You Tube"

The CATALYST information cartoon can now be found on our new "You Tube" channel which will also contain videos on the pilots when published …

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CATALYST Project features in "Belgian Cloud" Magazine (in Dutch)

Recent feature in "Belgian Cloud" magazine can be found  here

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CATALYST at Qarnot

How CATALYST helps Qarnot distributed Data Centre DC to increase its flexibility In this article, Nicolas Sainthérant, Innovation Manager at our consortium partner …

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New Deliverable Posted

A new deliverable has been posted to the Library, D7.4 Trials – Initial Results. This document provides preliminary results on trials performed in the …

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Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance

The Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance (SDIA) http://sdialliance.org has published a very interesting paper on "The Utility of the Future", the excutive summary …

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Google tests shifting data center loads to renewable energy peaks

More coverage on the Google "carbon intelligent computing pilot" which is a core element of the CATALYST project https://www.datacenterdynamics.com/en/news …

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CATALYST Business Models

Giuseppe Laudicina, our ENEL-X consortium member has been working on the CATALYST business models and provides an update and overview below: Current business models …

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Google adopts CATALYST principles

Google already procures its data centre energy from renewable sources, which is a CATALYST project primary principle but it appears that they are also …

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Are Data Centres prepared for Climate Change?

An alarming article from Datacentre Dynamics on climate change prepardness of the sector, whilst the CATALYST project is not directly reseraching this topic, we …

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EU Green Deal & Data Centres.

In February we published on our twitter feed this tweet ” An interesting snippet of information in this article https://buff.ly/2urhmPs We’ll …

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Flexi Sync Project

In a new project, researchers at Luleå University of Technology will optimize systems for district heating and district cooling by utilizing flexibility in the …

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Running CATALYST at the data Center in Pont Saint Martin

Diego Arnone, our project co-ordinator and senior researcher in his day job at Engineering Ingegneria Informatica spa explains the concept of "energy flexibility" and …

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EU Code of Conduct for Data Centres (Energy Efficiency) – CATALYST Project Updates for v11 (2020)

The 2020 version of the EU Code of Conduct for Data Centres (Energy Efficiency) was published in January, however due to an oversight the reporting …

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2020 Events

All events scheduled to take place in Q1/2 2020 have been cancelled. Please visit our "Upcoming Events" page for the latest event information &nbsp …

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Green Data Centre Roadmap – Update

The Green Data Centre Roadmap v4 has been updated to include an "Information Line", this line lists all the European Data Centre Associations and …

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