1. Articles in category: Emissions

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    1. New fuel-cell system will power First National's data center

      First National Bank of Omaha has bought a new fuel-cell energy system from a California company, and will use it to power its data center. The Omaha-based bank, the largest privately held one in the nation and the largest based in Nebraska, purchased the system from ClearEdge Power, the energy company said in a statement. The system generates 400 kilowatts of heat and electrical power, ClearEdge said.

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    2. How to Measure and Control Enterprise Cloud CO2 Emissions

      An Open Data Center Alliance whitepaper published yesterday outlines how ODCA members BMW, Datapipe and Verne Global used the ODCA Carbon Footprint and Energy Efficiency Usage Model to track, evaluate and manage enterprise cloud CO2 emissions across the entire cloud ecosystem. The proof-of-concept paper details testing scenarios, results and benefits achieved by measuring the carbon […]

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    3. Open Data Center Alliance Demonstrates How Organizations Can Measure and

      Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA), the global organization where members work together to advance enterprise cloud solutions and services that are interoperable, secure and free of vendor lock-in, today announced the release of a new PoC (proof of concept) paper designed to test and validate the concepts outlined in the ODCA Carbon Footprint and Energy Efficiency Usage Model. The PoC is based on a study conducted with ODCA members from BMW, Datapipe and Verne Global to demonstrate how organizations from across the cloud ecosystem can use ODCA's Carbon Footprint and Energy Usage Model today to compare, measure and ultimately optimize enterprise cloud CO2 emissions. 

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    4. The DCDi 2013 Census – Uk figures

      The DCDi 2013 Census – Uk figures

      We examine some of our first Census findings related to white space, power consumption and monitoring. In 2013, the amount of data center white space continued to decline in the UK, although at a slower rate compared with the previous year. The amount of end user data center space which is owned in-house shrank by just over 5% in 2013, compared with a decline of over 10% in 2012. This trend was partly compensated by an increase in the volume of data center space that is outsourced to a specialist provider.

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    5. ODCA publishes cloud carbon emission study

      ODCA publishes cloud carbon emission study

      The Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA) has outlined how organisations can use proof of concept (PoC) techniques to cut carbon emissions from the data centres that run their cloud services. The concepts have been put forward in its ODCA Carbon Footprint and Energy Efficiency Usage Model report, which is based on a study conducted with Alliance members including BMW, Datapipe and Verne Global.

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    6. Gigaom checks out Apple NC data center renewable energy infrastructure

      Gigaom checks out Apple NC data center renewable energy infrastructure

      Images by Katie Fehrenbacher, Gigaom Apple's huge Maiden, N.C., data center has recently become something else -- a net power provider of clean energy to Duke Energy. Gigaom's Katie Fehrenbacher took a look at Apple's new power-production facilities , which generate a total of 50 MW (megawatts) of electricity for a data center that uses about 40 MW of power. 

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    7. Gas powered fuel cells could cut data center costs 20% - Microsoft

      Gas powered fuel cells could cut data center costs 20% - Microsoft

      Fuel cell technology powered by natural gas could cut data center costs by as much as 20%, analysts at Microsoft have suggested. In a new paper titled, "No More Electrical Infrastructure: Towards Fuel Cell Powered Data Centers" researchers estimated that using localised power generation, instead of buying electricity from the grid, could significantly reduce the estimated 38GW of global energy used by data centers each year. 

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    8. Microsoft Proposes Fuel Cells Inside Data Centre Racks

      Microsoft Proposes Fuel Cells Inside Data Centre Racks

      Microsoft will test a new data centre architecture which will reduce electrical infrastructure by building fuel cells into the equipment racks themselves, creating units that power themselves and eliminating the need for backup power. Fuel cells, which burn methane from natural gas or biogas cleanly, and produce electricity, have been suggested for data centre power, and eBay has built one entirely powered by the devices, but Microsoft’s proposal goes further, bringing the units indoors and reducing infrastructure in the process. 

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    9. Microsoft sees huge potential in fuel cells

      Microsoft is touting the use of fuel cells to power data centers, arguing in a paper released Tuesday that its studies find it a technology with much potential. The paper, boldly titled "No more electrical infrastructure: Towards fuel cell powered data centers," investigates fuel cells as a centralized power source and as distributed power generation technology with fuel cells used at the rack or single server cabinet level. 

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    10. Push This Button to Serve Web Pages With Clean Electricity

      Push This Button to Serve Web Pages With Clean Electricity

      IBM has patented a way to cut the carbon emissions of cloud computing. By some estimates data centers now consume more than two percent of the United States’ electricity, and tech giants like Apple, Google and Microsoft have spent hundreds of millions of dollars greening up their operations by buying renewable energy as the economy increasingly moves into the cloud.

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    11. Microsoft Will Use Fuel Cells to Create Self-Powered Racks

      Microsoft Will Use Fuel Cells to Create Self-Powered Racks

      Microsoft says integrating fuel cells directly into data center racks can eliminate power distribution systems and even server-level power supplies, dramatically reducing energy loss. This approach builds on Microsoft's goal of creating “data plants ...

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    12. Microsoft Will Use Fuel Cells to Create Self-Powered Racks

      Microsoft Will Use Fuel Cells to Create Self-Powered Racks

      November 12, 2013 -- Microsoft wants to bring power generation inside the rack, and make data centers cheaper and greener in the process. The company says it will test racks with built-in fuel cells, a move that would eliminate the need for expensive power distribution systems seen in traditional data centers. Keep on reading: Microsoft Will Use Fuel Cells to Create Self-Powered Racks

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