Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers: Present Trends & Future Opportunities


Influx of IT activities, growing internet population, second largest wireless network, and a renewed banking sector have all aided to the cause of data explosion and thus flaring the need for data centers.

A growing data center market is always a preferred destination for manufacturers, suppliers, consultants, and others with vested interests. On the other side, it also attracts attention from Government agencies in the context of energy, environment, and sustainable development discussions as data centers are energy intensive.

With this background, CII – Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre (CII – Godrej GBC) with the help of data center industry stakeholders have written this report. This report is a small step to assess the Indian data center industry in terms of energy efficiency, market trends, growth opportunities and the challenges that the industry is facing.