Green Grid

Data Centre Productivity Will Be Measured In Kittens Per KWh

There's a new measure of data centre efficiency. Peter Judge says it might as well measure kittens per kiloWatt hour

8 years ago

Green Grid Takes Data Centre Efficiency Fight To Government

Governments need to handle data centres with care, The Green Grid and techUK argue

9 years ago

All Is Safely Gathered In At The Green Grid’s Harvest Festival

Peter Judge welcomes the fruits of another year's work on data centre efficiency

9 years ago

Green Grid Warns Electric Harmonics Cause Data Centre Waste

The ringing in your power supply might be putting your data centre bills up

9 years ago

If PUE Is A Standard – What Does The Green Grid Do Next?

The Green Grid's PUE standard is on its way to ISO. Peter Judge wonders what that leaves for IT efficiency…

10 years ago

Green Group Tells Data Centres To Run Servers Hotter

IT kit has toughened up, so data centres can turn off the coolers

10 years ago

Green Grid Launches Online Tool To Measure Data Centre Efficiency

Self-assessment tool allows data centres to be measured against the Green Grid's DCMM

10 years ago

Green Grid Updates Cooling Maps With New ASHRAE Classes

The Green Grid has updated its free data centre cooling maps to allow managers to take advantage of free air-cooling

10 years ago

Report Praises Green Credentials Of eBay’s Arizona Data Centre

Data centre achieves "new levels of energy efficiency", according to a study by the Green Grid

10 years ago

Modular Data Centres: Nerdy But Cool

Containers got backing this week from Swedish designers and data centre nerds, says Peter Judge. How can they fail?

11 years ago

Green Data Centres Will Be Measured On Money

PUE and other efficiency measures are useful, but data centre owners are chasing money now, says Peter Judge

11 years ago

Green Grid Plans Online Data Centre Efficiency Tool

Users will be able to compare data centre efficiency using an online tool from the Green Grid

11 years ago

The Fight For Server Efficiency Is Not In The Cloud

Campaigns against energy waste in the data centres may not be looking deeply enough, or in the right place, says…

11 years ago

Greenpeace Makes Peace With Data Centres

Data centre operators should be more open about their energy use, according to Greenpeace

11 years ago

What Is Behind This New Efficiency Measure?

A new way to measure efficiency for data centre servers seems to duplicate and misrepresent other measures, says Peter Judge

11 years ago

Data Centre Measure Rates Transactions Per Joule

Power Assure says PAR4 measures how much work your servers do. Doesn't SPECpower already do that?

11 years ago

Duplicated Green Standards Are Doubly Wrong

If Green IT is all about efficiency and cutting waste, then why are organisations duplicating their efforts, asks Peter Judge

11 years ago

Data Centres: What’s In A Green Label?

Energy efficient data centres are complex. But the information about them needs to be as simple to read as food…

11 years ago

How To Use The Green Grid Maturity Model

eWEEK wasn't sure how useful the Green Grid Maturity Model was. The Grid's Harkeeret Singh talked us through it

11 years ago

Data Centre Models In Ferment

The Green Grid's Maturity Model could be a useful tool, but let's give it time to mature, says Peter Judge

11 years ago

New Green Grid Guide Extends To Servers And Storage

In its Data Centre Maturity Model, the Green Grid adds servers and storage to its power and cooling concerns

11 years ago

Data Centre Carbon Counting – Could It Cool The Arguments?

When Facebook fell out with Greenpeace over coal-fired power, the new Green Grid measurement might have helped sort things out,…

12 years ago

Green Grid Starts To Measure Data Centre Carbon Use

Alongside PUE to measure power efficiency, the Green Grid now has CUE to measure carbon use

12 years ago

US Extends Energy Star Rating To Data Centres

Data centres can now earn the familiar aqua-and-white Energy Star label if they pass the agency's qualification requirements

12 years ago

Ebay’s New Data Centre Is ‘Like An Energy Efficient Tank’

The new site in Utah uses rain water for cooling as well as outside air

12 years ago

Data Centre Operators Are Too Self-Reliant

Data centre efficiency won't change until operators respond to suggestions for better practice developed outside their own company, according to…

12 years ago

Google Leads Criticism Of Green Data Centre Rules

Moves to require free-air cooling have got data centre operators overheated

12 years ago

Green Grid Pushes PUE As Global Data Efficiency Metric

Industry group Green Grid is pushing for an international agreement on data centre standards

12 years ago