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Protecting the Data Center Is Cool

Protecting the Data Center Is Cool

This piece was originally published in the July 2016 issue of electroindustry. Peter A. Panfil, Vice President of Global Power, Emerson Network Power Once, availability was the singular concern of data center operators. Today, data centers must deliver availability with efficiency, improved productivity, and enhanced scalability. The infrastructure that supports the complex network of servers, storage, and networking equipment in the data center is key to achieving this deliverable. Best-in-class Read more […]

DC Microgrids Gain Popularity in Commercial Buildings

DC Microgrids Gain Popularity in Commercial Buildings

This piece was originally published in the March 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. By Robert Wills, PhD, President, Intergrid Will direct current (DC) microgrids for commercial buildings be our next billion-dollar industry? This question was discussed at NEMA’s Emerging Opportunities Forum at the NEMA Conference Center in January. DC microgrids are the most efficient way to use DC electricity from on-site power generation, such as photovoltaic (PV) and fuel-cell Read more […]