Green Mountain and Schneider Electric announce 3MW data center capacity

Schneider Electric’s prefabricated EcoStruxure Modular Data Center was reportedly deployed to save time to market by 50%.

The new capacity has been enabled by a Schneider Electric turnkey solution comprising 15 state-of-the-art EcoStruxure Modular Data Center Power and Cooling modules, together with MV & LV switchgear and EcoStruxure management software. [representational image]
The new capacity has been enabled by a Schneider Electric turnkey solution comprising 15 state-of-the-art EcoStruxure Modular Data Center Power and Cooling modules, together with MV & LV switchgear and EcoStruxure management software. [representational image]

Green Mountain AS and Schneider Electric announced on Thursday that 3MW data center capacities at the DC2-Telemark site went live in readiness for customer occupation. In order to achieve rapid deployment at the brown field development and meet customer requirements, Green Mountain deployed Schneider Electric’s prefabricated EcoStruxure Modular Data Center- reducing time to market by 50%.

The new capacity has been enabled by a Schneider Electric turnkey solution comprising 15 state-of-the-art EcoStruxure Modular Data Center Power and Cooling modules, together with MV & LV switchgear and EcoStruxure management software. The equipment was factory assembled and tested at Schneider Electric’s new Barcelona facility, and delivered to site via road transportation. The modules supplied to Green Mountain incorporate Schneider Electric’s latest innovations in air economised cooling, as well as high efficiency UPS with Li-Ion battery back-up.

“Norway is becoming a key destination as customers concerned about the sustainability of their data center services seek to increase their use of renewable power sources and avail of abundant free cooling supplies,” said Tor Kristian Gyland, CEO, Green Mountain AS, in a press statement. “The integrated solution provided by Schneider Electric incorporates the latest high efficiency physical infrastructure together with IoT-driven EcoStruxure management software for ongoing reliable and efficient data center operations.”

Dave Johnson, EVP of Schneider Electric’s Secure Power Division said, “As a global leader and innovator, Schneider Electric has played a principal role in advancing the way that today’s data centers are designed, built and managed. We were delighted to have worked with Green Mountain to bring this new capacity onstream in a timely fashion, underscoring the benefits of factory-engineering, pre-testing and faster on-site installation which prefab delivers.”

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