Energy Oriented Center of Excellence
At the cross-road of the energy and digital revolutions, EoCoE develops and applies cutting-edge computational methods in its mission to accelerate the transition to the production, storage and management of clean, decarbonized energy.
EoCoE is anchored in the High Performance Computing (HPC) community and targets research institutes, key commercial players and SMEs who develop and enable energy-relevant numerical models to be run on exascale supercomputers, demonstrating their benefits for low-carbon energy technology.EoCoE is built upon a world-class consortium of 18 complementary partners from 7 countries that forms a unique network of expertise in energy science, scientific computing and HPC, including 3 leading European supercomputing centers.
EoCoE drives its efforts into five scientific Exascale challenges in the low-carbon sectors of energy: Meteorology, Materials, Water, Wind and Fusion. This multidisciplinary effort will harness innovations in computer science and mathematical algorithms within a tightly integrated co-design approach to overcome performance bottlenecks and to anticipate future HPC hardware developments.
Challenging applications in selected energy sectors will be created at unprecedented scale, demonstrating the potential benefits to the energy industry, such as accelerated design of storage devices, high-resolution probabilistic wind and solar forecasting for the power grid and quantitative understanding of plasma core-edge interactions in ITER-scale tokamaks.
By design, each of these Challenges exhibits a complexity level which requires exascale computing resources for its solution, while immediately posing a set of technical challenges for the numerical modelling, algorithmic kernels and computer science methodology from which these applications are constructed. Thus new methods and codes are needed to rebuilt from scratch or deeply refactoring numerical approaches within an integrated co-design strategy to cope successfully forthcoming hardware architectures, and be able to mitigate the increase of run-time errors associated with the extreme parallelism. At the same time, they will need to remain relevant to their communities in order to maximize their impact, attract interest from users outside the consortium and the engagement of energy industrials and SMEs.
Latest EoCoE News
Mitigating the Impacts of Climate Change: How EU HPC Centres of Excellence Are Meeting the Challenge
In this article, you can learn how the EU HPC Centres of Excellence are mitigating the impacts of climate change.
FocusCoE at EuroHPC Summit Week 2022
With the support of the FocusCoE project, almost all European HPC Centres of Excellence (CoEs) participated once again in the EuroHPC Summit Week (EHPCSW) this year in Paris, France: the first EHPCSW in person since 2019’s event in Poland.
FocusCoE Hosts Intel OneAPI Workshop for the EU HPC CoEs
On March 2, 2022 FocusCoE hosted Intel for a workshop introducing the oneAPI development environment. In all, over 40 researchers representing the EU HPC Centres of Excellence (CoEs) were able to attend the single day workshop to gain an overview of OneAPI.
SIMAI 2021 The 2020 edition of the bi-annual congress of the Italian Society of Applied and Industrial Mathematics (SIMAI) has
EoCoE: Performance Portability on HPC Accelerator Architectures with Modern Techniques: The ParFlow Blueprint
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CoEs at Teratec Forum 2021 and ISC21
With the support of FocusCoE, a number of HPC CoEs will give short presentations at the virtual PRACE booth in