United States: Aston partners with GLL for grid independent campuses in the US

May 24, 2024 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

A startup offering self-contained, grid-independent ‘clean energy campuses’ which it says can help businesses design and build new industrial projects is marketing renewable energy campuses across the US to host data centers. This week, Aston announced a “Rapid Development Program (RDP) for clean data centers,” in partnership with JLL, to market its data centers to end users seeking near-term ramps to power 300MW+.

“Utilities were not designed to meet the needs of data centers and large power users and they are failing to keep up with the ever-expanding need for power. The Aston Campuses are purpose-built to meet this demand and support the needs of the world’s most respected companies as they work to run their supply chains exclusively on clean energy,” said Greg Robinson, co-founder and CEO of Aston.

“We have a world-class partner in JLL that is on the forefront of data center development. They have an unrivaled depth of knowledge of the market, as well as an extraordinary team of multidisciplinary experts who have deep technical experience. Through this partnership, we will swiftly move forward with our demand-driven approach in deploying clean data centers.”