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How to manage the electricity and the service flows in order to deliver services to customers in a robust & efficient manner within datacenters operated with several energy sources ?  


Research papers: 

  1. Maël Madon, Jean-Marc Pierson. Integrating Pre-Cooling of Data Center operated with Renewable Energies. IEEE International Conference on Green Computing and Communications (GreenCom 2020), Nov 2020, Rhodes Island, Greece. ⟨hal-02970488
  2. Gustavo Rostirolla, Léo Grange, Minh-Thuyen Thi, Patricia Stolf, Jean-Marc Pierson, Georges da Costa, Gwilherm Baudic, Marwa Haddad, Ayham Kassab, Jean-Marc Nicod, Laurent Philippe, Veronika Sonigo, Robin Roche, Berk Celik, Stéphane Caux, Jérôme Lecuivre. A survey of challenges and solutions for the integration of renewable energy in datacenters. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, 2021, 155, pp.111787 – 111805. ⟨10.1016/j.rser.2021.111787https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-03549336
  3. Damien Landré, Jean-Marc Nicod, Christophe Varnier. Optimal standalone data center renewable power supply using an offline optimization approach. Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems, Volume 34, April 2022. https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-03549335
  4. Igor Fontana de Nardin, Patricia Stolf, Stéphane Caux. Smart Heuristics for Power Constraints in Data Centers Powered by Renewable Sources. Conférence francophone d'informatique en Parallélisme, Architecture et Système (COMPAS 2022), Jul 2022, Amiens, France. paper 7
  5. Manal BENAISSA, Georges da Costa, Jean-Marc Nicod. Dimensionnement d'un centre de données autonome alimenté 100% par des énergies renouvelables. Conférence francophone d'informatique en Parallélisme, Architecture et Système (COMPAS 2022), MIS : Laboratoire Modélisation, Informatique et Système (Université de Picardie Jules Verne), Jul 2022, Amiens, France. paper 24
  6. Maël Madon, Georges Da Costa, Jean-Marc Pierson. Characterization of different user behaviors for demand response in data centers. 28th International European Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing (EuroPar 2022). August 22-26th, 2022. Glasgow, Scotland, U.K. 

Scientific Presentations of Datazero results (in national venues):

The project was presented in the following venues as invited talks:

  1. March 2021 : Georges Da Costa. DataZero(2), la gestion d'un datacenter utilisant 100% d'énergie renouvelable et déconnecté de la grille électrique. IMFT, Toulouse
  2. April 2021 : Jean-Marc Nicod. ROADEF 2021 - Round Table participation and Presentation on Datazero2 and Sizing. Online event. 140 participants.
  3. August 2021 : Robin Roche. Advanced Energy Management Systems for Energy Storage Management in Data Centers : The DATAZERO 2 Approach. Panel : « Innovations on Smart Energy Storage Systems and Integration in Power Systems » à l’IEEE PES General Meeting - July 2021 (3000 participants). Washington D.C, USA (online) 

The project is also presented in Industrial and General Public venues: 

A number of students made their internships in the DATAZERO Project: 

  1. Internship report: Thomas Verrecchia (internship Bachelor in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science, Marseille University, IRIT). Title: "Cooling optimisation of data centers powered by renewable energy", June/July and November 2020. 
  2. Internship report: Damien Landré (internship Master M1 in Applied Mathematics, Besançon, FEMTO-ST). Title: "Analyse d’un solveur d’optimisation dédié à l’alimentation énergétique 100% renouvelable d’un data-center", March-July 2020. 
  3. Internship report: Damien Landré (internship Master M2 in Applied Mathematics, Besançon, FEMTO-ST). Title: "Étude de l’incertitude météorologique et Algorithmes déterministes du profil de puissance", November 2020 - August 2021

PhD Dissertations made in the context of DATAZERO Project: 

Movies of the Project:

Official communication of DATAZERO in the Media and Social Media: #DATAZERO #DATAZERO2, on Twitter and on LinkedIn

  1.  May 2021 : Jean-Marc Nicod. Interview sur Radio Campus Bezac. début à [43’12]
  2. July 2021: Jérôme Lecuivre. Interview dans Global Security Mag
  3. July 2021: Jérôme Lecuvire. Interview dans ITRNews
  4. Octobre 2021 : Jean-Marc Pierson, Jérôme Lecuivre. Interview pour le magazine Sans Transition
  5. October 2021 : Jean-Marc Pierson. Interview dans ErtNews (en grec)
  6. May 2022 : Jean-Marc Pierson. Journal du CNRS. Verdir les centres de données. 

 Conférence de press - Press News:

  1. Paris, 22nd October 2020 : IT & zero carbon : How datacenters can contribute to the Green Deal (english) (french)