Microsoft this week announced that it will be expanding its footprint in Canada with multiple new data centers with an investment of US$500 million to expand its cloud computing and AI infrastructure in Quebec over the next two years. The company notes that this investment will increase its lo...
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In 2006 Microsoft constructed the first phase (470,000 square feet) of the ‘Columbia Data Center’ in Quincy, Washington
Microsoft decided to build in Quincy because of the city's commitment to build fiber and extremely low cost electricity provided by Grant County PUD for as little as 1.9 or 2.5 cents per kilowatt-hour. In 2006 Microsoft built a 500,000-square-foot facility and several expansions followed with a total 800,000 square feet of floors pace in two buildings on a 270-acre campus.
In 2021 Brad Smith gives a video tour of Microsoft's Columbia (Quincy) campus. https://youtu.be/80aK2_iwMOs