Added by on 2018-10-26

Interest in High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) power in data centers has gone up and down over the years. With the Electric Power Research Institute’s (EPRI) report released in 2011 on the efficiency gains to be made with DC power distribution, the question on some end users’ minds is, “How ready is the rest of the industry for HVDC?” This panel included members of the system and facilities vendor community, researchers, and end users who will look at the state of the art in HVDC in terms of the latest research results, practical applications, and pitfalls of AC and DC power systems in the data center. The panel also addressed attendee questions in this interesting topic area. Related PostsThe Green Grid Forum 2012: Sparks Fly! The Real Story About HVDC and Data CentersThe Green Grid Forum 2012: Data Center 2025The Green Grid Forum 2012: Data Center Life Cycle AnalysisNew Green Grid Study Identifies “Aggressive Growth” of Regulatory Pressures on EMEA Data CentersThe Green Grid: Improving the environmental impact of data centersThe Green Grid Forum 2012 – Sneak Peek #2

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