Atos and HDF energy to develop the first green hydrogen datacenter

Paris, February twenty five, 2021,

Atos and HDF Energy currently announce their plan to build a complete finish-to-finish long-expression solution to provide datacenters with eco-friendly hydrogen created by renewable power. The new solution by Atos and HDF will be the very first accessible on the sector for datacenters with heavy energy consuming workloads, with the intention to reveal, in 2023, a very first whole output middle operated making use of eco-friendly hydrogen.

Atos will deliver a complete finish-to-finish eco-friendly datacenter solution by designing and furnishing the hardware, software program and integration providers that make it feasible to exploit the electric power made by eco-friendly hydrogen so that it can be utilized in datacenters. This contains making use of the most sophisticated Synthetic Intelligence (AI) technologies to optimize power intake. HDF Energy will provide a energy plant, which will deliver predictable and organization electric power thanks to its higher-powered gas cells. These cells will be powered by eco-friendly hydrogen derived from photovoltaic or wind farms.

A main technological challenge

Datacenters have higher power requires, operate 24/seven, 365 days a year, and are not able to expertise the slightest power flaw. As a result, the tactic taken by Atos and HDF is specifically bold, as by its very nature, solar or wind power is clear but intermittent, variable in its output and unpredictable, building it an unstable power.
At a time when datacenter power intake is becoming a crucial difficulty and it is necessary to contemplate new power versions, this new solution from Atos and HDF will allow datacenter operators and cloud operators to foresee probable long run constraints set by regulation authorities and provide a sustainable but trusted solution to their clients, with no compromise on their business.

Combining know-how to cut down the carbon footprint

Atos’ solution contains a software program layer to forecast the datacenter’s energy intake requires and adapt the source (eco-friendly hydrogen) appropriately. This complicated process is not only centered on the datacenter’s activity and measurement but also normally takes into account exterior info from the ecosystem, such as weather conditions forecasting. To this, Atos brings its HPC know-how – an location in which it, as the top supercomputer maker in Europe, has a number of groundbreaking innovations which limit the power intake of its devices[one].

Many thanks to its know-how in higher-energy hydrogen technologies, HDF has created a new style of energy plant which is totally stable, non-polluting and competitive, when compared to fossil gas generators. The availability constraints of the datacenter will be included in the layout of Renewstable® and will allow HDF to provide the best amount of provider for the most demanding individuals.

“We are frequently in search of to build solutions to leverage our individual sustainable journey in the direction of decarbonization and to guidance our customers in theirs. In this standpoint, the solution to be created by Atos and HDF will be the very first solution accessible on the sector that will allow a whole output datacenter with very demanding workloads to be operated making use of eco-friendly hydrogen. This fulfills the anticipations not only of operators, but also of the sector and general public authorities.” suggests Arnaud Bertrand, SVP, Head of Method and Innovation for Large Info & Stability at Atos.

We are very fired up to build the very first-of-its-sort eco-friendly datacenter with Atos. HDF is a pioneer in hydrogen-power and it is very essential for us to reveal that our Hydrogen-to-Ability solutions are appropriate for clients with a strategic need for a trusted electric power provide. This additional growth into the electronic sector, where power intake is increasing each working day, opens up a significant all over the world sector for us. The HDF-Atos partnership delivers the very first exceptional and sustainable infrastructure for this large sector.” suggests Damien Havard, CEO at HDF.

This initiative signifies a new and main milestone in Atos’ Web Zero 2028 decarbonization ambition. In 2020, Atos has previously accelerated its datacenter decarbonization plan with encouraging progress in power efficiency, which has materialized into a 15% lower of international power intake of Atos datacenters versus 2019. In addition, carbon-totally free and renewable power now energy fifty five% of all of Atos datacenters (versus 32% in 2019). On top of that, since 2014, Atos has been furnishing carbon neutral web hosting providers to its customers by offsetting a hundred% of its datacenters’ emissions. Atos also lately signed the Climate Neutral Datacenter Pact with each other with 35 other corporations and associations from throughout Europe, emphasizing the industry’s contribution to the ‘European Eco-friendly Deal’.

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[one] These kinds of as its patented Immediate Liquid Coolling (DLC)  solution, which minimizes international power intake in its supercomputers by making use of warm drinking water up to 40°C and its Intelligent Energy Management Suite, part of its HPC Software Suite, which is utilized to control power although optimizing effectiveness, to ensure that clients’ HPC devices are as power effective as feasible with a minimal carbon footprint.

 

About Atos
Atos is a international leader in electronic transformation with 105,000 staff and annual earnings of around € 11 billion. European range a person in cybersecurity, cloud and higher-effectiveness computing, the Group supplies tailor-made finish-to-finish solutions for all industries in seventy one nations around the world. A pioneer in decarbonization providers and solutions, Atos is fully commited to a secure and decarbonized electronic for its customers. Atos operates below the makes Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), shown on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.

The intent of Atos is to assistance layout the long run of the details house. Its know-how and providers guidance the growth of know-how, instruction and investigate in a multicultural tactic and add to the growth of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the environment, the Group allows its clients and staff, and members of societies at significant to live, operate and build sustainably, in a secure and secure details house.

Atos Press get hold of
Lucie Duchateau – [email protected] – +33 ()seven sixty two eighty five 35 ten

About HDF
HDF Energy is a international pioneer in hydrogen power. HDF develops and operates higher-ability Hydrogen-to-Ability energy crops to deliver constant or on-need electric power from renewable energies mixed with higher-energy gas cells.

HDF has created two versions of multi-megawatt energy crops:

  • Renewstable
    ® (Ability TO Ability): stable electric power generation from an intermittent renewable supply making use of locally made eco-friendly hydrogen.
  • Hypower® (Gasoline TO Ability): On-need energy generation from eco-friendly hydrogen from gasoline transportation networks.

HDF has integrated its crucial gas cell know-how in and will fee the world’s very first mass output plant for these higher-energy gas cells in France, below the brand name title HDF Field. In addition to power, HDF Field will also address the rail and maritime markets. HDF is so positioned as a strong accelerator in power transition by furnishing non-intermittent renewable electric power, correctly tailored to the networks and on-need, which can reach up to a hundred% of the power combine.

HDF Press get hold of
Annick Latour – [email protected] – +33 ()five fifty six 77 11 11