cogeneration

Data Center CoGeneration

Posted in academia-syracuse-univ, cogeneration, computer-equipment, cooling-system, data-center, efficiency, hardware, ibm, infrastructure, software on May 29th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Syracuse taps IBM to collaborate on green data center which will incorporate efficient computing infrastructure and leverage cogen power. …

… “For example, the project will focus on the actual infrastructure of the data center itself, not just the computer hardware and software. A key element will be an on-site electrical co-generation system that will use natural gas-fueled microturbine engines to generate all electricity for the center and provide cooling for the computer servers. The $12.4 million, 6,000-square-foot data center will feature its own electrical tri-generation system and incorporate IBM’s latest energy-efficient computers and computer-cooling technology. ” …

Via IBM: Energy-Efficient Data Center