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power load factor (PLF)

The Power Load Factor (PLF) is a characteristic value that plays a role in the efficiency calculation of the energy consumption of data centers

. The Power Load Factor is the total energy consumed by switches, uninterruptible power supplies, power distribution units, etc. and set in relation to the computing power. Adding the PLF value with the Cooling Load Factor (CLF), which is the value for the energy consumption for cooling and air conditioning, etc., results in the Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE).

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Updated at: 20.04.2016
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