Strava and Big Data

    It seems that everyone wants to talk about big data, social analytics, edge devices (think Garmin and Go-Pro), and the expanding footprint of data centers. So today we join them with a slightly different perspective on the types of people … Continue reading

    Flightless Birds And UPS-less Data Centers

    Our industry never ceases to amaze me with the pace and scale of innovation that takes place from the chip all the way out to the grid connection (if you still need on that is) and the ever changing dynamics … Continue reading

    Your Help Needed – The Green Grid Data Center Survey

    Alright data center, facilities, and IT people here is your big chance to be heard and help shape the direction the Green Grid takes in addressing the complex and ever changing regulation and legislation landscape that is increasingly seeking to … Continue reading

    See You At The Green Grid Tech Forum 2014

    We are looking forward to your participation at the upcoming The Green Grid Technical Forum being held at the SFO Marriott this October 7 and 8. A world-class venue for the data center and ICT industries’ leading experts to convene … Continue reading

    Green Grid Cranking It Up in Herndon, VA and Singapore

    Well now there are two locations you don’t see linked together too often short of a good spy novel or an episode of 24. But when it comes to data centers (centres) they do have a lot in common including an … Continue reading

    The Micro-Grid Enabled Data Center

    Micro-grids are a great topic for consideration especially given the findings of the Data Center 2025 survey as recently reported by Emerson. This report touched upon numerous facets of data center design, operations, energy efficiency, and energy sourcing with many … Continue reading

    Greenpeace Clicking Clean?

    The Greenpeace Clicking Clean: How Companies are Creating the Green Internet report is out (available here and somehow I feel like hopping around shouting “the new phone book is here!” See if that doesn’t help drive a few more … Continue reading

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The Real Efficiency blog leads a conversation on all things that impact efficiency in the data center. The blog host, Jack Pouchet, invites guest contributors to share their thoughts via comments and guest posts. Jack can be reached at
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Jack PouchetJack Pouchet is director of energy initatives for Emerson Network Power. He brings more than 20 years related experience, is an active member of The Green Grid, and is frequently engaged with federal and state agencies in research and legislation centered on alternative and renewable energy.

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