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Enchanted Rock to Develop RNG Microgrid for Microsoft California Data Center

GREEN BACKUP POWER FOR DATA CENTERS Electrical resiliency-as-a-service provider, Enchanted Rock, has been contracted to develop a new renewable microgrid to provide backup power for a Microsoft data center in San Jose, California. The new microgrid will be fully supported…

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SLAM and EDF Acquire 27% Stake in DataBank for $1.2 Billion

PLANS 10-YEAR EDGE PORTFOLIO EXPANSION Data center provider DataBank, has just announced the onboarding of a new investor consortium for recapitalization, led by Swiss Life Asset Management AG (SLAM), EDF Invest and DigitalBridge. While DigitalBridge is a current DataBank investor,…

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Vantage Secures 87MWp PPA for Johannesburg Campus

SIGNS 20-YEAR POWER DEAL WITH SOLARAFRICA Hyperscale campus provider, Vantage Data Centers, has announced its entry into a new power purchase agreement (PPA) with SolarAfrica, to power its Johannesburg (JNB1) data center campus in South Africa. The 20-year PPA is…

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Google Cloud Open New Region in Dallas, Texas

FEW DAYS AFTER THE OPENING OF OHIO REGION Google Cloud has announced the opening of a new region in Dallas, Texas, bringing its second region to the central United States. The new Dallas region is also the eleventh Google Cloud…

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Digital Realty Appoints Mary Hogan as Board Chairman

SUCCEEDS LAURENCE CHAPMAN Data center and interconnection service provider, Digital Realty, has announced the appointment of Mary Hogan Preusse as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. As announced Ms. Mary Hogan who has been on the board since 2017,…

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Novva Secures $355 Million Data Center Investment from CIM

PLANS FURTHER EXPANSION ACROSS THE US Novva Data Centers has announced an agreement to receive additional capital investment of up to $355 million from real estate and infrastructure investment firm CIM Group. This funding which brings CIM’s total equity investment…

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Google Cloud Opens New Region in Columbus, Ohio

ITS 10TH CLOUD REGION TO NORTH AMERICA Google Cloud has opened its latest data center region in Columbus, Ohio, enabling workload distribution across Central, Midwest, and Eastern US. The new Columbus region offers immediate access to three zones or data…

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Compass Signs New Vegetable Oil-based Diesel Partnership

ADOPTING BIODIESEL TO POWER ITS DATA CENTERS Compass Datacenters has today announced a new partnership with Foster Fuels to enable the use of Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil-based biodiesel (HVO) to fuel its on-site generators. Based on the partnership, Foster Fuels will…

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GI Partners Acquires 46MW Data Center in Northern Virginia

SENTINEL DATA CENTERS RETAINS MINORITY INTEREST Data infrastructure private investment firm, GI Partners, has acquired a hyperscale data center facility located in Sterling, Northern Virginia. Known as 22262 Cloud Plaza (Cloud Plaza), the data center which belonged to Sentinel Data…

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DataBank Acquires Land for New 40MW Data Center in Atlanta

THE COMPANY’S 4TH DATA CENTER IN THE ATLANTA Colocation and interconnection service provider, DataBank, has announced its acquisition of an 18-acre land parcel and an existing data center facility located at 200 Selig Drive in suburban Atlanta, Georgia. The newly…

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