As the demand for reliable data center infrastructure grows, green data center solutions have been implemented to offset the potential environmental impact of data center operations. These solutions involve the use of highly efficient technology as well as green energy from renewable sources such as solar, wind, and geothermal to power data center operations. In this article we will discuss a few ways modern data centers are taking advantage of advancements in sustainable data center solutions.
- Background of Green Data Centers
- Power Usage Effectiveness
- Carbon Usage Effectiveness
- Examples of Green Data Center Technology
- Low-Power Servers
- Free Air Cooling
- Reusing Waste Heat
Background of Green Data Centers
Data Centers that use highly energy-efficient technologies are commonly known as green data centers.