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WP#37-An Analysis of Server Virtualization Utility Incentives

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Corban Lester, Lockheed Martin

Jamie Alessio, QuEST
Christa Ansbergs, Lockheed Martin
Daniel Mudimbe, VMWare
Nicholas O’Neil, Energy Trust of Oregon
Jack Pouchet, Emerson Network Power
Alan Rose, Intel

Utilities grappling with the growth of energy use in data centers can still cost-effectively reap significant electricity savings from server virtualization. This paper provides an analysis of virtualization from a utility energy efficiency program perspective and explains why most utilities should offer strong customer incentives for it. Program design and savings calculation methods are also included to help utilities start or refine a server virtualization incentive program.


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