The Green Grid announced that the PUE metric has now achieved industry alignment specific to recommendations on how to measure PUE in dedicated data center facilities.
The Green Grid
, in conjunction with data center industry groups and U.S. government agencies, has released a white paper
that recommends a specific process for measuring a data center's Power Usage Effectiveness. The aim of the task force's report is to bring consistency to the PUE metric
and make it easier for different facilities to compare their results, according to ZDNet
The task force also plans to issue a second version of its recommendations in the future for data centers that are part of mixed-use facilties like office buildings, PC World reports.