Intelligent Data Centres Issue 49 | Page 10


Prime enters Denmark with 124MW data centre campus

NEWS rime , a global provider of hyperscale and wholesale data

P centres , has announced plans to expand its EMEA footprint to Denmark with a 124MW campus .

Located at Energivej in Saeby , Prime Denmark features three hyperscale data centres and will be marketed to international cloud providers , Internet businesses , AI and the Global Fortune 500 .
“ Denmark represents a strong growth opportunity for Prime ,” said Nicholas Laag , Founder and CEO of Prime . “ The project will provide much-needed capacity as Denmark ’ s projected data centre needs accelerate at a 25 % CAGR
through 2030 . Additionally , this will be Prime ’ s most sustainable campus developed to date with a unique PUE offering that is neutral , reinforcing the company ’ s commitment to our customers , ESG and to building the foundation for global technology advancement .”
The Saeby campus is designed to achieve the country ’ s first DGNB Gold certification for sustainability . Waste heat will be recycled and used to provide district heating from Saeby Heat Plant to the local community . SHP returns chilled water to the campus . Prime Denmark will be carbon neutral and powered by 100 % renewable energy delivering a net-positive environmental impact .
Additional sustainability highlights include biofuel-powered backup generators , environmentally friendly building materials and a customer option for in-rack cooling that efficiently handles power densities of up to 50kW per cabinet .

Secure I . T . Environments announces completion of data centre works for top 10 retailer

ecure I . T . Environments , one of the UK ’ s leading design and

S build companies for modular , containerised and micro data centres , has announced the completion of a data centre floor plan redesign and build project , creating a new technology lab and two UPS upgrades for a top 10 UK retailer .

The initial project involved reducing the size of an existing modular data centre and creating a new technology lab that could be used for testing technology innovations the retailer planned to deploy . where it met the energy efficiency requirements of the project .
All aspects of the new lab area were undertaken by Secure I . T . Environments , including the extension of structured cabling , lighting and AHU circuits , as well as fitting out with new bespoke lab workstations , new carpet tiled floor , fire protection and integrity testing .
In addition to the data centre redesign , Secure I . T . Environments undertook two different UPS upgrades , aimed at helping the head office meet its commitments to carbon neutrality over the coming decade .
Splitting the data centre meant redesigning lighting , structured cabling , fire suppression , air conditioning , new flooring and environmental monitoring systems . A new fire-rated modular panel wall was installed to separate the existing data centre , forming the new lab room and storage facility . Some hardware was decommissioned , but wherever feasible existing infrastructure was redeployed
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