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With the development of cloud computing, high energy consumption issue has attracted more and more attentions recently. To achieve the goal of energy conservation, accurately measuring the power consumption of distributed resource is of significant importance. Conventional power models can only provide fine-grained power measurement for physical devices instead of virtualized resources. In this paper, the authors proposed a novel power measuring technique, which uses Performance Monitoring Counters (PMC) as basic indicator of virtual machine's power consumption.