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 http://bit.ly/1kekikg) 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

    Grid Connected Energy Storage Is Already Here

    Many of you know I am a big fan of renewable and alternative energy especially when these types of systems can be deployed to enhance quality of life, bring new services to those in remote / off-grid regions, and as … Continue reading

    Cooling Capacity: How to Remediate and Improve Utilization – Part 2

    The following is part 2 in the series of guest posts by Lars Strong of Upsite Technologies. Lars Strong P.E., is a thought leader and recognized expert on data center optimization. Lars serves as the Senior Engineer at Upsite Technologies, a … Continue reading

    Cooling Capacity: How to Evaluate Utilization – Part 1

    The following is the first in a two-part series of guest posts by Lars Strong of Upsite Technologies. Lars Strong P.E., is a thought leader and recognized expert on data center optimization. Lars serves as the Senior Engineer at Upsite Technologies, … Continue reading

    Introducing Guidelines For Data Center Energy Productivity

    Along the lines of the amazingly crisp Digital Service Efficiency (DSE) introduced by eBay, and available for public view in real time at http://tech.ebay.com/dashboard The Green Grid has revamped their Data Center Energy Productivity Metric to universally accommodate any core … 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 jack.pouchet@emerson.com
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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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