Liquid Cooling Requirements White Paper
In China and the United States, data centers are growing in number, size, and intensity, and consume a lot of energy. China and the United States are both committed to improve energy efficiency, but have also developed inconsistent standards, specifications, and testing protocols. In order to promote the influential Internet and IT companies in China and the United States to exchange and coordinate data center standards and specifications, to give manufacturers clear market signals, thereby promoting technology compatibility and cost reduction, achieving high efficiency and low emission of data centers. Initiated by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory(LBNL), LBNL and China Institute of Electronics(CIE) jointly launched the U.S.- China Green Data Center Bilateral Working Group together with Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Intel，Baidu, Tencent, Alibaba, and JD Cloud. The working group is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.