QTS acquires 100% Renewable Energy for its Groningen Data Center in the Netherlands

Mar 12, 2020 | Posted by admin

QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) has announced that it has signed agreements to purchase renewable energy via European Guarantees of Origin equal to the expected electricity needs of the company’s newly acquired data centre in Groningen, Netherlands.

Under the agreement, QTS has purchased environmental attributes from Dutch wind and Nordic hydro sources.

The company said that the agreements cover over 20-gigawatt hours of energy and account for 100% of the expected electrical load at QTS’ Groningen facility.

The Groningen facility, which is northeast of Amsterdam, currently has built-out capacity representing approximately 10 gross megawatts of power and 45,000 sqf of raised floor data centre space.



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