Entries by Teresa Via

Reviewers qualify as “excellent” the work within DC4Cities

After 30 months of work, DC4Cities had its final review last April 8 at Gas Natural Fenosa premises in Barcelona, where EC reviewers qualified as “excellent” the work that all DC4Cities members developed within the project. In particular, they congratulated the team for being highly involved in the project, and for the results to which DC4Cities […]

DC4Cities, a tool to better integrate renewable energy into urban environments

After two and a half years, DC4Cities has come to its end demonstrating that its application to existing and new data centres increases the use of renewable energy to up to 60%. This energy optimization, as research within DC4Cities supports, neither requires any modification to the logistics, nor negatively impacts the quality of services. Started in September 2013 to promote […]

DC4Cities partners meet in Caserta for final PMB

Project members met in Caserta (Italy) on January 21-22 for the last DC4Cities PMB (Project Management Board). Partners had the opportunity here to discuss the current status of the project, and start preparing the following steps to be achieved before last project review in April in Barcelona. In general terms, the meeting in Caserta drew […]

Download the DC4Cities App!

Want to know the most appropriate time to charge your device? DC4Cities App lets you find out when the percentage of renewable energy on your electric grid is higher. Be efficient! Download DC4Cities App from Google Play!

DC4Cities presentations at the 8th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing

Two DC4Cities members have been these days at the 8th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing, held in Limassol (Cyprus) from December 7 to 10. In particular, they have participated at the panel dedicated to Energy (UCC8), of December 8. Corentin Dupont, Researcher at Create-Net, and Fabien Hermenier, from INRIA, talked about “An […]

DC4Cities presence at Smart City Expo World Congress 2015

From November 17 to 19, the European project DC4Cities had the opportunity to present itself at the Smart City Expo World Congress 2015 (Barcelona), the world’s leading smart city event, where the most innovative and influential smart city thinkers were reunited. The meeting served as a way to present the project to those interested in […]

Come to see us at the Smart City Expo 2015 in Barcelona!

The European project DC4Cities will be at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona from Tuesday 17  to Thursday 19. During these days, those interested in this project, will have the opportunity to go deeper into DC4Cities by arranging a meeting. You just need to email us at promocio@csuc.cat and we’ll contact you. Indeed, […]

Datacentre Dynamics on DC4Cities

After DC4Cities presentation at DCD Converged Madrid 2015, Datacentre Dynamics magazine has recently interviewed Jordi Guijarro, DC4Cities trials coordinator, who explained the project goals and status to the October-December 2015 number. On it, Guijarro stresses how this project works to increase the use of renewable energy in a complex environment, and highlights the importance of […]

DC4Cities at OpenNebulaConf2015

Jordi Guijarro, DC4Cities trials coordinator, presented “OpenNebula, a Core Piece Inside Innovation Labs” at OpenNebulaConf 2015. The event, held in Barcelona on October 20-22, served as a meeting point of cloud users, developers, admninistrators, integrators and researchers, featuring talks with experiences and use cases. This included DC4Cities, in which Jordi Guijarro explained how OpenNebula is being […]

Energy efficiency data centres at EAI International Conference

The paper entitled “Energy Efficient Data Centres within Smart Cities: IaaS and PaaS optimizations” has been presented at the EAI International Conference on Smart Grids for Smart Cities, held on October 13-14 in Toronto (Canada). The presentation focused in particular on the concept of Service Flexibility Agreement, as an extension of Service Level Agreement (SLA), […]