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Stockholm warms to the idea of district heating from new data centre

By District Energy posted 10-06-2022 07:37




The city of Stockholm’s energy company is working with Swedish data centre company Conapto to build a new 20MW operation.
The new data centre – which will add to two climate-neutral data centres Conapto already has in the city – will have 4,000 sq metres in its first phase, on two floors.

Håkan Björklund (pictured), CEO of Conapto, said: “With this expansion, we can offer one of the largest data centre campuses on the south side [of Stockholm] with a total capacity of 24MW and 10,000 sq metres of data centre space.”

He said the company will focus on “100% renewable energy” as well as “heat recovery to [the] district heating network”.

Phase one of the project indicates a target for customer occupancy from 4 October 2023.

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