City of Piteå in The Node Pole View over the Bondön Wind Park (35 MW) with the Piteå DC sites in the backgroundConditions for building data centers in the city of Piteå
Piteå - About the CityPiteå is a part of The Node Pole located The Municipality of Piteå has 41,000 inhabitants. between the Luleå River (Nr 1 in Hydro Power With 220,000 people living within a 60 minutes production in Sweden) and the Skellefteå River drive Piteå has North Swedens largest labor market (Nr 5). The Piteå River is state‐protected with within daily commuting distance . This makes it easy only a small hydro power plant. for companies to hire the workforce needed for a successful operation.Piteå has a tradition of large industries with Luleå Airport, Luleå University and the Facebook two major pulp & paper mills (counts for 25 % Data Center and within 50 minutes from Piteå.of all Kraft Liner produced in Europe) and major saw mills. The industries rely on stable energy sources and solutions.Piteå is the regional center for Wind Park and BioEnergy development with several world unique pilot plants.The location combines excellent access to the strong power grids in the region and a total safety against flooding.Luleå University of Technology´s Department of Media, Audio Technology and Experience Production and the Department of Music & Coordinates : +65° 19 13.04", +21°28 46.72" Dance are located in Piteå. (65.320288, 21.479645) Photo: Smurfit Kappa Kraftliner Piteå
Piteå Datacenter Sites Data Center Sites Pitholmen Available immediately for construction = 450 000 sq m Haraholmen Available immediately for construction = 740 000 sq m Pitholmen Fortlax Existing Super Secure Colocation Haraholmen Data Center plus expansion areas.
Piteå Fortlax – Existing Data Center + Site Fortlax is the leading Data Center in North Sweden. Fortlax was built in 1992 by the Swedish Army for surveillance purposes. The property is 21,000 sq m in total with 1800 sq m buildings. When the military operations shut down in 2001 the property was bought by entrepreneurs and transformed to a Data Center. Today Fortlax have more than 400 corporate customers. Fortlax has an unique security including protection against EMP (electromagnetic pulse). Fortlax can be a valuable resource during the start‐up phase or as a long‐ term partner for mid‐sized data centers.
Piteå Fortlax – Existing Site and Extendable Area 1. Fortlax Data Center, 21 000 sqm 2. Extendable Area, 37 ha 2 1
Piteå Fortlax - Power Infrastructure to Site 5 ‐ 40 MW Extendable Area Existing Substation 45/22 kV Existing 45 kV Line to Sites New Substation on Site New Feeders to Site