More and more, data center industry leaders are looking to replace traditional diesel generators with new energy resiliency solutions that provide cleaner, more sustainable backup power. DCF’S Rich Miller and Enchanted Rock’s Brian Jabeck will explore resiliency and data center energy solutions during a September 29 webinar.
Given goals for a cleaner U.S. power supply, utilities and policymakers may be seeking alternatives to a strategy of deploying diesel generators for backup power/resilience. Enchanted Rock compares microgrid solutions to see which alternative to diesel backup power can provide resilience while reducing emissions.
The data center and colocation industry is a small segment of the IT sector, but represents a large portion of the power consumption. In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Kevin Hagen, of Iron Mountain, outlines the evolution of renewable energy use in the data center and colocation industry.
The global green data center market, with Europe and the U.S. historically leading it, is expected to reach or exceed $55 billion by 2021. Aaron Binkley, Director of Sustainability Programs at Digital Realty, discusses how a growing customer focus on energy efficiency is driving the “green” data center market.