Facebook's Swedish Data Center Will Run on Hydropower - News - Greensource Magazine: via @AddThis

In a joint venture with Fortis Construction, Portland, Ore., and NCC Construction Sweden, Stockholm, among others, DPR Construction recently was awarded a $121-million contract to construct a data-center complex for Facebook in Lulea, Sweden. Rendering courtesy of Facebook The Lulea, Sweden, Facebook data center will be powered by hydropower. ----- Advertising ----- Related links Facebook's New Campus: The Writing on a City's Wall? This project will be the Redwood City, Calif., general contractor’s first foray outside North America, said Andy Andres, project executive, who is currently in Forest City, N.C., constructing another Facebook data center. This year, DPR and Fortis also completed Facebook’s data-center complex in Prineville, Ore. “This was the right job and right opportunity for us to expand overseas,” Andres said. The Lulea project, located 60 miles south of the...

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