Is a Utility Rebate in Your Future? Ron Bednar, Manager Strategic Marketing
Agenda <ul><li>Energy Efficiency in the Data Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Center Concerns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Top Facility Concerns: Energy Efficiency Source: Data Center Users’ Group
National Electric Rates  (¢ / kW*hr) 10-11 9 8 5-6 7 12 13-14 15-23
Energy Logic: 10 Strategies © 2007 Emerson Network Power
Barriers to Decreasing Energy Use Source: Data Center Users’ Group Fall 2008 Survey
Utility Companies: Growing Concern <ul><li>EPA estimates the energy consumed by servers and data centers was 61B kWh in 20...
Rebates: Mutually Beneficial Opportunity <ul><ul><li>Utility Companies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meet regulatory mandates...
Number of programs growing
Three Types of Rebates Offered <ul><li>Utility companies offer three types rebates: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prescriptive reb...
<ul><li>To view this presentation in its entirety, visit:  </li></ul><ul><li>http://mjp.na3.acrobat.com/utliityrebate/ </l...
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In this presentation from TechUniversity 2008, learn about strategies to achieve the highest levels of energy efficiency and turn these savings into valuable rebates for your company.

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Is A Utility Rebate In Your Future

  1. 1. Is a Utility Rebate in Your Future? Ron Bednar, Manager Strategic Marketing
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Energy Efficiency in the Data Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Center Concerns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utility Company Concerns </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Overview of Utility Company Rebate Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prescriptive vs. Custom Rebates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technologies where rebates are available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools to help you receive rebates </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Process for Obtaining a Rebate </li></ul><ul><li>Sample List of Programs </li></ul>
  3. 3. Top Facility Concerns: Energy Efficiency Source: Data Center Users’ Group
  4. 4. National Electric Rates (¢ / kW*hr) 10-11 9 8 5-6 7 12 13-14 15-23
  5. 5. Energy Logic: 10 Strategies © 2007 Emerson Network Power
  6. 6. Barriers to Decreasing Energy Use Source: Data Center Users’ Group Fall 2008 Survey
  7. 7. Utility Companies: Growing Concern <ul><li>EPA estimates the energy consumed by servers and data centers was 61B kWh in 2006 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1.5% of US electricity consumption </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Usage could double by 2011 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 100B kWh and $7.4B in cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peak load of 12GW </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 additional power plants </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Electrical grid is reaching its limits </li></ul><ul><li>Power availability reaching critical levels </li></ul>
  8. 8. Rebates: Mutually Beneficial Opportunity <ul><ul><li>Utility Companies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meet regulatory mandates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve Service Levels (i.e. fewer rolling brownouts) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Postpone capital investments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce peak energy purchased from other areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase customer satisfaction and retention </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Centers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decrease cost of installing energy efficient equipment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce energy consumption </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free up space, power & cooling capacity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>External publicity </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Number of programs growing
  10. 10. Three Types of Rebates Offered <ul><li>Utility companies offer three types rebates: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prescriptive rebates Predetermined rebate amounts for energy saving technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Custom rebates Custom rebates for equipment not included in prescriptive programs (vary project by project) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Studies/Audits Funding for energy assessments that lead to identifying energy saving opportunities </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>To view this presentation in its entirety, visit: </li></ul><ul><li>http://mjp.na3.acrobat.com/utliityrebate/ </li></ul>

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