Digitisation & Green IT
Optimising Synergies Between Data Centres And Energy Systems (DCESS)
The EU commissioned DCESS project aims at learning how data centres can be more effectively integrated into energy networks.
Borderstep Impact: Events
According to the motto "Science with Impact", Borderstep makes its research results available to the public - also as free events.
Potential for waste heat recovery from data centers
Borderstep supports the Technical University of Central Hesse in determining and evaluating the potential for waste heat utilization from data centers in Hesse.
References on energy savings from heating systems
In the project, best-practice examples of successful optimizations of heating systems in the building sector are compiled in a database and key figures are developed.
The FLUIDOS project team is developing software that enables the computing and storage capacities of powerful IT end devices and PC systems to be used.
The 8th international conference on ICT and sustainability is organized by the University of Plovdiv (Bulgaria). Borderstep presents a paper describing the methods of the Bitkom Building Study.
Development of diffusion and communication strategies for intelligent building technologies
Intelligent building technologies can play an important role in mitigating greenhouse gases in the building sector.
Bitkom Survey on the German Building Sector
The Bitkom Building Survey analyzes how digital technologies - e.g. building automation - can contribute to reducing emissions in the building sector.
In the EU-EcoCloud project, the energy consumption and energy efficiency potentials of cloud computing services in the EU were determined.
The Importance of Digital Infrastructures in Germany
Borderstep has compiled data and facts on the data centre industry, its economic importance and its sustainability potential for eco e. V..
Total Energy Management for Professional Data Centers
The TEMPRO project developed solutions to significantly reduce data center energy consumption. It focused on a holistic approach to energy management.
Energy and resource requirements of networked products
Increasing digitization is leading to ever greater networking of products and plants. Borderstep has investigated the effects on energy and resource requirements.
Climate protection by digital technologies
The short study provides an overview of the current state of knowledge on direct and indirect effects of digitisation on climate protection.
Data Centre Heat Exchange with AI-Technologies (DC-HEAT)
With the support of artificial intelligence, it should be possible in future to plan and operate data centres in the Frankfurt area in such a way that negative effects on the environment are reduced.
Structural change in the automotive industry
The project analysed the structural change in the automotive industry triggered by globalisation, digitalisation and climate protection.
Waste heat recovery from compact data centres (HotFlAd)
The overall objective of the project is to develop and demonstrate an energy-efficient, standardised data center with liquid-cooled servers in which the waste heat is converted into cold.
Development of ICT-based energy consumption in Germany
The study evaluates the energy consumption of the dynamic ICT landscape, identifies current trends, forecasts future ICT-based energy consumption up to 2025.
Innovation Alliance Data Centers in Hessen
Frankfurt and the Rhine-Main region is the top location for data centers in Germany and Europe. The region sets standards in technologies for energy efficiency in data centers.
Network Energy Efficient Data Centers
NeRZ aims to reduce the energy requirements of data centers and establish Germany as the location of the most energy-efficient and secure data centers worldwide.