The latest news and press releases from The Node Pole and data center construction in the region.
Jun 9th, 2016
Today, the The Swedish Minister for Enterprise and Innovation, Mikael Damberg, and the Minister for Finance, Magdalena Andersson, announced that the Swedish Government is planning a significant reduction of electricity taxes for data centers. This is the next step in the government’s initiative to increase Sweden’s competitiveness in the tech industry. Data centers will pay 0.5 […]
Jun 10th, 2016
The Node Pole was shortlisted for the Innovative Data Center Location Award at Datacloud Awards in Monaco 7 June 2016. Host in Ireland won the award but The Node Pole received a recognition as Highly Commended.
Jun 10th, 2016
In the media
Regeringens förslag går ut på att låta datacenter få samma villkor som annan basnäring i Sverige och det innebär en betydligt lägre skatt. Från dagens skattesats på mellan 19,4 och 29,4 öre per kilowattimme beroende på var datacentret ligger ner till 0,5 öre per kilowattimme. | Read more…
What our clients say
The announcement of Luleå 2 should be seen as a further endorsement of the skills, talent and vision of the people of Luleå and Sweden. The city and the country have positioned themselves as leaders in the data center industry and they are rightly gaining global recognition. Together with our friends in Luleå we will continue working on Facebook’s mission; to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected.Facebook
After a rigorous review process of sites across Europe, we concluded that Luleå offered the best package of resources – including a suitable climate for environmental cooling, clean power resources, available land, talented regional workforce and supportive business and corporate environment.Tom Furlong
Vice President Infrastructure, Facebook
We chose The Node Pole because of the abundance of natural, clean and sustainable power and the advantageously low ambient temperatures, which dramatically lower our clients operational costs. The region also has research and competence in advanced IT. This is part of a multi-million-pound commitment in building out capacity and capability to meet customer demand.Justin Fielder
CTO of Hydro66
Our highly advanced technology consumes a lot of energy, so for us it was imminent to find a production site with access to renewable yet stable and safe energy. We have had an incredible amount of support from The Node Pole representatives, local companies and the government here in Boden.Sam Cole
Co-founder, KnC Miner
This is an important piece of the puzzle in our development of a unique and world-leading data center.Anders Berglund
CEO of Fortlax
We run the datacenter research in Sweden from our new research facility in Luleå close to Luleå University of Technology, the competence node of The Node Pole.Tor Björn Minde
CEO SICS North Swedish ICT AB
Power & Infrastructure
Europe's lowest electricity prices,
a green stable grid and highly developed communications infrastructure.
Safety & Stability
One of the most secure and stable places in the world — geologically, politically, socially, economically and digitally.
Community & Competence
The hottest investment region in Sweden, with entrepreneurship, cutting-edge technology, and world-leading companies.
Climate & Cooling
We are at the same latitude as Fairbanks, Alaska, USA, with
a climate perfect for data centers.