Greenpeace’s recent report “Clicking clean – How companies are creating the green Internet” highlights Facebook as a good example for choosing Luleå for their European data center location in 2011. According to a Greenpeace research conducted several years ago, data centers are voracious users of electrical power as they at that point accounted for 2 % of the global [...]
Less than a year after setting up a first data center in Sweden, Facebook now reveals plans of starting construction of a second data center shortly.
“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.”
Global Bitcoin mining equipment company KnC Miner is currently in full progress setting up a
10 MW datacenter in Boden. The decision to settle in the far north of Sweden was based on the great conditions that the location provides for hosting businesses. The Node Pole region is well-renowned for its access to an abundance of stable and competitively priced electricity from renewable energy.