Overview: The Green Grid is a non-profit global consortium of IT companies and professionals seeking to improve energy efficiency in data centers and business computing ecosystems around the globe. The organization seeks to unite global industry efforts to standardize on a common set of metrics, processes, methods and new technologies to further its common goals. Board members include Cisco, Dell, Google, Emerson, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, HP, EMC2, AMD, and Schneider Electric, with over 175 members total.
Specifications: Available at: http://www.thegreengrid.org/en/library-and-tools.aspx
IPR Policy: See Section 3, available at: https://www.thegreengrid.org/register/~/media/Files/legal-docs/The%20Green%20Grid%20Membership%20Agreement%20v16.ashx
Current Status: Active