Data center developer, owner and operator, EdgeCore Digital Infrastructure, has just announced the groundbreaking of its data center campus in Santa Clara, California.

Starting with the first the data center, the new campus is planned to deliver 72 MW of critical load across 540,000 square feet of space on full built, while expecting to meet market demand and customer requirements.

According to the company, EdgeCore was acquired by Partners Group in November 2022, through an investment of up to $1.2 billion (USD) – to fund the acquisition and buildout of existing and future data center sites. As stated, this new Santa Clara Campus will be the first of several development projects EdgeCore has slated to begin in 2023.  

“EdgeCore entered 2023 poised for rapid growth and today’s announcement of our Silicon Valley campus groundbreaking is the exciting start to a busy year of development,” said Jeff Dorr, President and Chief Financial Officer, EdgeCore.

“To ensure the exacting standards of our customers are exceeded, EdgeCore’s commitment to infusing sustainable building and operational practices in each high-performance, ready-for-occupancy data center we construct continues with this Santa Clara facility.”

As announced, the Silicon Valley data center campus will feature LEED BD+C Silver certification, Energy Star certification, Water Utilization Effectiveness (WUE) of .01, Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) of <1.30, as well as availability of carbon-neutral electricity.

Recently, DataBank, a colocation and connectivity service provider, also announced the expansion of its carrier-neutral data center (SNA2) in Irvine, California, to meet growing demand in the region. As announced, SNA2 downtown Irvine data center is set to be expanded with the addition of 24,000 square feet of raised floor space and 4MW of critical power capacity as well as feature a dedicated catcher reserve block.

Vantage Data Centers also recently announced the commencement of its campus expansion projects in Northern Virginia (NoVa) and Silicon Valley, California, which is to feature 68MW IT capacity. As announced, the expansion projects include the construction of additional data center facilities at Vantage’s Northern Virginia campus and its second Silicon Valley campus.