Center of Expertise for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers

The Department of Energy-led Center of Expertise for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers (CoE) demonstrates national leadership in decreasing the energy use of data centers. Through the supply of technical support, tools, best practices, analyses, and the introduction of technologies, CoE assists federal agencies and other organizations implement data center energy efficiency projects. The CoE, located at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, partners with key public and private stakeholders to further efficiency efforts.

Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI)

DCOI was established in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) memorandum M-16-19 dated August 1, 2016, and includes a number of energy efficiency requirements for federal data centers. The Center of Expertise is here to help. 

Data Center Energy Practitioner (DCEP) Training

The data center industry and DOE partnered to develop the DCEP training program that certifies energy practitioners qualified to evaluate the energy status and efficiency opportunities in data centers. Course content was updated June 2016.