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Data center infrastructure management company PowerAssure has been looking to move beyond just reducing power consumption in the data center, trying to provide alternative revenue streams like participation in demand response programs. Its newest idea is to use its data center efficiency metrics as a baseline for participation in a UN protocol that could theoretically help data centers earn carbon credits that they could then trade in emissions markets. It’s a bold idea that will likely take some time to materialize but here’s to data centers trying to generate revenue through increased efficiency.