Facebook will build a new data center in Denmark
Facebook will build new data center in the Odense city of Danish. Center will become the third data center of the company outside the United States. Two other centres were opened in Sweden and Ireland.
The new center will be built on the outskirts of the third largest city in Denmark, known as the birthplace of children's writer Hans Christian Andersen.
The center will work at the expense of 100 percent renewable energy. While the cool climate of Denmark will allow you to cool servers, instead of relying entirely on air conditioning.
"Data-center in Odense is one of the most modern and energy efficient in the world," — said the head of the unit for data centers Facebook Niall McEntegart
In an interview to the local newspaper Fyens.dk McEntegart said that the project cost is more than $100 million, but the exact amount is not called.
The Minister for energy of Denmark, noted that the decision of Facebook to build your data center in the country is a testimony to its strengths:
We have the world's largest energy systems with a large share of green energy, a high security of supply, developed infrastructure and competitive electricity prices.
Opening is planned for 2020.