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Cost comparison of power plant architectures for large data centers

A common practice for large data center applications is to connect generator power plants directly to the electrical distribution network. To make this more cost-effective, it’s suggested that the number of generators running N+1 redundancy is reduced instead of those running 2N. But is this really the best methodology down the road?

In this whitepaper, get a closer look into what an electrical architecture using an N+1 generator power plant looks like. You’ll also find a series of cost-comparisons to help you get a better understanding of when this strategy becomes the most efficient option for your data center.

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