Verizon has been using fuel cell technology to power a 290,000 square foot facility in Garden City, N.Y., on Long Island.
Microsoft, Yahoo and Sabey have contracted for enormous amounts of power from local utilities to power their data center projects in central Washington.
The National Security Agency's technology infrastructure at Fort Meade, Md. has reportedly maxed out the electric capacity of the Baltimore area power grid.
A Silicon Valley testbed achieves 20 percent power savings through the use of DC power distribution in a data center. But is the industry ready for the switch to all-DC facilities.
Google's VP of network operations talks about servers and energy efficiency. Custom power supplies are key.
Enterprises are all over the map in their responses to rising costs and power consumption, according to an AMD survey.
As memory consumes a growing component of server power usage, vendors are busy developing energy-efficient memory products.
Power usage for Akamai installations at the NAP of the Americas in Miami run as high 386 watts per square foot.