ERE: A Metric for Measuring the Benefit of Reuse Energy from a Data Center


Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) is a base data center infrastructure metric, but it does not consider these alternate uses for the waste energy. To account for these, The Green Grid has proposed and defined a new metric: Energy Reuse Effectiveness, or ERE. Editor: Patterson, M. Author(s): Tschudi, B., O. Van Geet, J. Cooley, and D. Avezedo 

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