Enabling the future of sustainable digital infrastructure

We are working to meet the rising demand of the digital economy with a new generation of infrastructure. The SDIA strives to bring together companies, individuals and governments to advocate and realize key initiatives such as heat-reuse, smarter power consumption and efficient use of resources.

Developing Standards

Our members develop the standards that make the broad implementation of new technologies such as waste-heat recovery & smarter power consumption possible.

Enabling Collaboration

We facilitate research & educational programs to increase the adoption rate of new technologies and standards. We organize events to foster inter-industry collaboration amongst our members.

Creating Policy Frameworks

As an industry association, we develop policy recommendations that accelerate the adoption of measures for accessible, net-zero digital infrastructure.

The Utility of the Future

The Utility of the Future

Both energy and digitalization are on everybody's minds today. Both play increasingly important roles in our daily lives, yet few realise how interdependent these industries truly are. Take your chance and learn about the future of digital infrastructure.

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Our Goals

Active collaboration across industries

Our members collaborate to develop standards and reference architectures for technology that reduces the environmental impact of digital infrastructure. The first milestone is to standardize the integration of waste-heat recovery for data centers into heating systems. The SDIA is the catalyst that will enable the close collaboration of Energy-, ICT-, Construction- and Real-Estate companies that is needed to deliver these standards.

Members of the SDIA

Industry leaders setting the future standards for sustainable digital infrastructure.

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Who is the Alliance for?

  • Corporations from the Energy-, ICT-, Construction- & Real-Estate industries contribute to developing the standards & frameworks that shape sustainable infrastructure.
  • Startups & SMEs contribute new technologies, actively challenge the status-quo and participate in adapting the standards & frameworks to support our shared mission.
  • Governments & public bodies educate themselves about both the impact of digital infrastructure today and the opportunities of shaping the future of the infrastructure that powers the digital economy.
  • Research Organizations and Universities collaborate with the SDIA and it's members, performing research across our three focus areas: waste-heat integration, smarter power consumption & efficient use of resources.
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Our Podcast

Digital Infrastructure Insights - Sustainability, Technology & the Future

Follow Mohan Gandhi on his journey to gain new insights on how digital infrastructure is developing, how to make it sustainable, what technology will emerge and how everything will look like in the future. The author of the report "The Utility of the Future" talks to experts like data center operators, suppliers, startups, advisors, researchers, and energy utilities.

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Meet the Advisors

Ensuring we always focussed on our mission of enabling the most sustainable digital infrastructure.

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Fabian Reetz

Founding Member and Advisor for Energy Transition, Digitalization & Blockchain

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Joël Frijhoff

Expert for Responsible Sourcing at Ørsted

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Sophia Flucker

Data Center Expert

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