22 Jun '11, 12pm

Data Center Design Finally Addresses Major Sources of Wasted Energy

As wholesale data center providers attack waste and boost reliability, expect more campus-scale projects with: dedicated substations and higher voltage distribution from the substation to the data center floor; elimination of PDUs; redundant backup generator power with 2N electrical configurations to the floor; high efficiency UPS units; and pre-provisioning of data centers for additional load (vertical scalability) including skid-mounted generators and UPS and pre-provisioned switch gear.

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/06/22/data-center...

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