EcoDataCenter has reached a merger agreement with the owners of the data center company Fortlax. The merger represents a clear strengthening of the position in the Nordic data center market and supports the ambition to consolidate the data center industry in the Nordic region. The merger – w...
Company: EcoDataCenter (EcoDC AB)
Region: Western Europe
Total Power: 8.0 Megawatts
EcoDataCenter is a joint venture between local energy company Falu Energi & Vatten and data center operator EcoDC AB.
The EcoDataCenter in Falun is located on a greenfield site with a total area of 80.000 m2, located 1,4 km from the city center and 200 km northwest from Stockholm. The site has a campus design with 4 data center buildings, each with 3.400 m2 white space and up to 8 MW power and cooling. We have a total of 65 MW of redundant power diversely routed from independent and separate primary substations nearby. Estimated latency for wavelength transmission to Stockholm is 2 to 3 ms, with an additional 8-10 ms from Stockholm to Amsterdam and 11-14 ms to London.
Buildings are highly modular and can easily adjusted to customer needs. EcoDataCenter have the ambition to achieve LEED™ Platinum certification for the building and Tier IV certification from Uptime Institute® for the technical systems in the data center. Construction is ongoing and full scale customer operations is planned to start in Q4 2018.