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The New Reality of Balance and Optimization in Planning Green Data Centers

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The recent release of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) study on data center energy efficiency is adding fuel to the fire in the research and development of new ways to reduce energy use in centers. The findings, summarized on the EPA website, are staggering: Data centers consumed about 60 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) in 2006, roughly 1.5 percent of total US electricity consumption -Energy consumption of servers and data centers has doubled in the past five years and is expected to almost double again in the next five years to more than 100 billion kWh, costing about $7.4 billion annually.

Tags : green data centers, epa, hp data center, energy consumption, server rack consumption, environmental protection agency, digital power, leed rating system
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Published:  Feb 18, 2009
Length:  12
Type:  White Paper