Green Data Centers

Regulatory Risk and the Data Center

Digital Realty Trust CTO Jim Smith sais there is “definitely some regulatory risk on the horizon” for the data center industry, including the UK’s Carbon Reduction Commitment to take effect next April. Read More

PUE and Marketing Mischief

Is it possible to “reclaim PUE from the marketing department.” Mike Manos poses the question in the latest in a growing conversation about the effectivness of the energy efficiency metric. Read More

James Hamilton on Improving PUE

Amazon’s James Hamilton identifies some of the areas of contention around Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE), and then proposes a new standard called tPUE (Total Power Usage Efficiency). Read More

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