How to Apply and Receive Utility Rebates with Environmental Monitoring Systems
This video explains how a California data center received a large rebate from PG&E after DCEP trained experts implemented a wireless monitoring system that provided key before and after data needed to verify the energy savings to the utility company.
With the ever-increasing rise in data center energy consumption, all in the industry as well as the United States Department of Energy (DOE) have been looking at ways, strategies and programs to reduce this consumption.
Driving factors behind
energy reduction needs
Server Racks are being loaded to 25+ kW Typical facility are pulling 1MW with some sights over 20MW
Cost of Electricity is approaching capital cost of IT equipment
1.5% of all electricity in US (2006) consumed by data centers
Utility distribution/power grid constraints
Utility Rebates Instructional Video
Watch this video to apply for and receive Utility Rebates with environmental monitoring systems.