News > Press - "Le Numérique Est-Il Un Progrès Durable ?" Pour La Science

A special issue of Pour la Science on the sustainability of the Digital sector has been published. You can find out more here:

The frugal digital factory

Daniel Romero and Romain Rouvoy (Inria) has co-authored an article on measuring the energy-efficiency of software. This article present PowerAPI, a virtual Wattmeter that can be used to evaluate a software energy-efficiency. Daniel and Romain then present current initiatives on reducing software environmental footprint (e.g Distiller or Inria Défi Pulse with Qarnot Computing).

Pierre Rust’s viewpoint

Pierre Rust (Orange) has been interviewed to give his opinion on software sustainability, performances and what’s Orange is doing in this field.

Side note - PowerAPI consortium

Current members of Distiller (Davidson Consulting, Inria, Orange & OVHcloud) are also working together on PowerAPI. This consortium aims work on PowerAPI to conceive a better virtual Wattmeter solution, through scientific and technical activities.