Google buys plot near Apple’s planned Danish data centre
COPENHAGEN: Alphabet Inc`s Google stated it has purchased a plot of land in southern Denmark adjoining to a deliberate Apple Inc knowledge centre to ensure it has the choice of constructing one there too.
Apple stated in July it could spend round $950 million to construct a centre with a deliberate opening in 2019. If Google follows swimsuit it could make the realm one of many world`s largest knowledge centre hubs, the native municipality Aabenraa stated.
“That is nice information,” Denmark`s power minister Lars Christian Lilleholt instructed Reuters on Friday.
“It alerts that Google has plans in Denmark, and I believe it`s as a result of we’ve a few of Europe`s lowest energy costs for firms, among the greenest power, and a excessive safety of provide,” he stated in a phone interview.
Fb in January introduced plans to construct an information centre in Odense in central Denmark, its third outdoors of the USA.
Moreover its new 131 hectare (324 acres) plot in Aabenraa Google additionally owns a 73 plot in Fredericia, 80 kilometres (50 miles) north of Aabenraa.
Google has no plans for the heaps but, however wished to safe the likelihood to increase its knowledge centres in Europe if required, a spokeswoman instructed Reuters.