October 22, 2009

IT Needs to Prep for Carbon Trading, Green Build-Outs

John Timmer

A Green Grid report says datacenter managers need to prepare for upcoming energy regulations in Europe.

The European Union has crafted a variety of standards for energy use and green buildings that may have significant impacts on IT-focused companies, but there are still large differences among its member states that should influence any planning decisions. That’s one of the conclusions of an analysis of European regulations performed by The Green Grid, an organization dedicated to helping datacenters improve energy efficiency.

Full story at Ars Technica

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