Tag Archives: energy management
There is a clear trend that is becoming more and more common in the data center industry: most of the servers’ manufacturers have continually broadened the servers’ temperature working limits, leading to inlet air temperatures of up to 21°C. A solution proposed by Climavenetafor dealing with this latest data center target set by managers is ‘SMART’: a new close control air conditioner version capable of dealing with high temperature IT environments featuring inlet temperatures of up to 40°C.
Today, at a White House event honoring clean energy innovators, Primus Power and Microsoft announced a program to advance energy storage at datacenters globally. The program will be carried out in collaboration with NRG Energy, the University of Texas at San Antonio, and battery technology providers, including Primus Power. This pilot program is part of a broader focus by Microsoft, as part of its datacenter strategy, to explore next generation technologies for energy storage and management.
The UK’s National Infrastructure Commission today published its first report Smart Power stating that the UK could save up to £8bn a year by 2030 with a smarter, more flexible electricity system. The report finds that by supporting innovations in interconnection, storage and demand flexibility Government can help secure UK energy supply for generations.
Legrand has obtained ISO 50001 certification for its Energy Management System. This certification covers Legrand’s head office as well as 21 manufacturing plants and 3 logistical facilities located in France, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and the UK. The ISO 50001 certificate was officially handed over to Legrand Deputy Chief Executive Officer Patrice Soudan by Jacques Matillon, General Manager of Bureau Veritas Certification.
Today, the Siemens Buildings Technologies Division and IBM announced cloud-based solutions that will leverage Siemens’ building expertise and IBM Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities to maximize the potential of connected buildings and the data they create, helping corporate real estate owners across multiple industries drive business results and meet energy efficiency goals.