Green Data Centers

Sea-Cooled Data Center Heats Homes in Helsinki

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A new Atos data center in Helsinki incorporates sea-water cooling and district heating, building upon a design that Helsinki Energy and IT service provider Academica developed in a cavern underneath Helsinki’s historic Uspenski Cathedral. Read More

Vantage Earns LEED Platinum in Santa Clara

Vantage Data Centers announced today that the first project on its Santa Clara, Calif. campus, known as V3, has earned a Platinum certification, the highest level possible under the the LEED program for energy efficient buildings. Read More

Huge Solar Array Will Support NJ Data Center

The McGraw-Hill Companies will build a 50-acre solar array to support its data center in East Windsor, New Jersey, the company said today. The $60 million project will add 14.1 megawatts of solar generation, making it the largest initiative yet to use photovoltaic solar power to offset the energy used by a data center. Read More

PUE 2: The Sequel (Continued)

Going a step beyond the basic information provided by The Green Grid on “PUE 2,” here are various additional insights and comments from some of the Task Force organizations that collaborated on the document. Read More

Power Usage Effectiveness 2 – The Sequel

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The Data Center Efficiency Task Force recently issued “Version 2 – Measuring PUE for Data Centers,” better known as PUE 2. The updated PUE version is meant to clarify and reiterate the updated measurement requirements of the PUE metric. Read More

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