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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. 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)