Atos joins AI4Cities, the European project to accelerate the transition of cities to carbon neutrality
Madrid (Spain), Paris (France) – June 9, 2021
Atos joins AI4Cities, a a few-calendar year EU-funded undertaking which aims to support 6 European towns and areas accelerate their changeover towards carbon neutrality. This contains: Helsinki (Finland), Amsterdam (Netherlands), Copenhagen (Denmark), Paris Location (France), Stravanger (Norway) and Tallin (Estonia). The artificial intelligence (AI) remedies will in the long run contribute to the reduction of CO2 in the places of mobility and vitality, two domains dependable for eighty two% of all greenhouse fuel emissions in European towns.
Atos has been chosen for the Stage 1 of AI4Cities: the pre-business procurement (PCP) system that problems technological know-how corporations in the 6 towns and areas to design and style, implement and take a look at modern artificial intelligence remedies assisting them to modernize public sector solutions and clear up societal critical problems. The chosen corporations will, with artificial intelligence: assess journey styles to design and style more successful routes and schedules, contributing to a considerably more compact environmental footprint improve the use of electric powered auto charging places by offering tips centered on artificial intelligence and reduce the time to evaluate, program and endorse investments (e.g. for creating renovation). In addition, corporations will function to improve the usage and vitality effectiveness in properties and increase the use of nearby renewable electricity by way of need administration, using properties as dispersed thermal vitality storage, amongst other remedies. The whole funding for this undertaking, which will be divided amongst the chosen suppliers during the full PCP system, is four.6 million euros.
Atos will be dependable for building solutions by way of the alternative named “AI4GreenBuildings” which uses artificial intelligence to improve the vitality general performance of properties and its influence in conditions of greenhouse fuel emissions, by way of a manage suite that monitors the creating flexible vitality provide (i.e. electricity, heating , ventilation, air conditioning, water) and utilization in properties. In parallel, the alternative will support municipal choice-makers to create smarter and more efficient streamlined policies. The alternative will also raise citizen consciousness on how their steps can influence vitality usage and CO2 emissions.
“AI4GreenBuildings” proposes an modern alternative to empower towns and their citizens, allowing for them to regulate all the vitality sources of properties, thanks to an modern Facts and Conversation Technology (ICT) system, that allows interoperability and integration of devices (e.g. meters, sensors, and so on.) for successful era, storage and usage administration exclusively intended for homes, properties, and even full neighborhoods and communities. Its open up, common, and flexible design and style opens the door to long term scalability, replicability, collaboration, and integration of exterior communities in a uncomplicated way.
Atos will use device finding out (ML) designs to exploit the collected info and to create AI-run solutions to improve vitality useful resource administration and therefore reduce all round CO2 emissions.
“We are very happy to function on assisting supply a sustainable society withAI4Cities, which is the best framework to take a look at Atos’s most modern remedies for improving vitality effectiveness in towns, with the vital technical scope and the sufficient geographic dimension to get impactful and noticeable effects in quite a few massive towns of Europe”, mentioned Javier Valiño, Head of the Electrical power, Local climate and Decarbonization Unit of the R&D department of Atos Iberia.
Atos has not too long ago verified its placement as the leader of decarbonized and secure electronic, pushed by its ambition to attain net-zero by 2028 and, by offering prospects with the launch of the most in depth, finish-to-finish decarbonization portfolio on the current market: Backlink.
AI4cities is produced up of quite a few multidisciplinary partners from nations these as France, the Netherlands, Estonia, Denmark, Norway and Spain amongst many others.
For more information, visit https://ai4cities.eu/
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Atos is a world leader in electronic transformation with one hundred and five,000 employees and annual revenue of around € 11 billion. European amount a person in cybersecurity, cloud and superior general performance computing, the Group delivers tailor-made finish-to-finish remedies for all industries in seventy one nations. A pioneer in decarbonization solutions and products, Atos is fully commited to a secure and decarbonized electronic for its consumers. Atos operates under the brands Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), shown on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.
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