Digital Realty is the latest data center company to explore the use of biofuel for backup energy. Through partnering with Spanish energy company Repsol, the company has announced the first data center to switch out fossil fuels for biofuel is its MAD3 facility in Spain, which offers 5.8MW of ...
Company: Digital Realty Trust
Country: Germany / Deutschland
Region: Western Europe
Gross SqFt: 179,757
Total Power: ??? NN
Located within an established data centre hub to the north west of Frankfurt, Digital Frankfurt – Wilhelm-Fay- Straße – provides a campus of three buildings, totaling 16,700m2 (179,757 sqft ) of net technical space.
Each building provides six data suites of 1,200m2 (12,916 sqft ) (net space), together with 5,500m2 (59,201 sqft ) of ancillary space including dedicated offices, de-box rooms, test rooms and dedicated plant areas. The facility sits on a substantial site of circa six acres enabling the provision of flexible plant solutions and allocated car parking. A campus power supply of 40MVA allows the provision of a campus total of 27MW of delivered IT power equally divided across the three buildings.
Individual buildings are supported by a medium voltage (10kV) diesel generator system which is concurrently maintainable. Cooling is delivered to each suite with a concurrently maintainable, N+1 capacity system, utilising a ‘free cooling’ pumped refrigerant system.