Digital Realty

Austin, Texas

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management


Digital Realty is a real estate investment trust. Digital Realty continued to advance its strategic energy management efforts and set ambitious energy efficiency goals by leveraging ENERGY STAR® tools and resources. Key 2021 accomplishments include:

  • Achieving ENERGY STAR certification for 33 data centers.
  • Completing more than 54 energy efficiency upgrade projects, saving more than 49,000 MWh and over $20.2 million in energy costs.
  • Writing several news articles for its internal SharePoint drive, highlighting its ENERGY STAR initiatives and congratulating internal teams that worked to improve ENERGY STAR scores and assisted with certifications.
  • Retrofitting ten redundant diesel rotary UPS systems at its properties over 24 months. The projects resulted in a total annual savings of 4,900 MWh and $685,000 in energy costs.
  • Communicating the importance of ENERGY STAR and ENERGY STAR certification through multi-channel communications including press releases, social media, email campaigns and direct outreach through promotional resources, logos, and related materials to reach key stakeholders.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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