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The latest news and press releases from The Node Pole and data center construction in the region.



Significant reduction of electricity tax for larger data centers included in the Budget Bill

Sep 20th, 2016   News

On September 20th 2016 the Swedish government submitted the Budget Bill to the parliament (Riksdag). According to the Budget Bill, data centers with an installed effect of minimum 0.5 MW will pay 0.5 öre/kWh (0.005 SEK or USD 0.0006/kWh). The Riksdag is now processing the Budget Bill and finalises the central government budget later this […]

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SICS ICE Data Center in The Node Pole is expanding

Sep 15th, 2016   News

SICS ICE, where ICE stands for Infrastructure and Cloud datacenter test Environment, is a Swedish national data center facility for test and experiment activities concerning big data and cloud technologies. The facility is located in The Node Pole region, and managed as a partnership between SICS North Swedish ICT and Luleå University of Technology. The […]

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SICS ICE talk at 7×24 Exchange

Aug 26th, 2016   In the media
Source: 7x24 Exchange

SICS Swedish ICT North CEO Tor Björn Minde was invited as a speakers at the 7×24 Exchange Conference in Florida in June. The presentation were a great opportunity for SICS Swedish ICT to market what they are trying to achieve with the data center research facility SICS ICE in The Node Pole. Watch his full […]

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