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Publishing date: 07/05/2021

DC Two opens data centre in Perth, Australia

Australian colo provider DC Two has opened its data centre in Perth.

The company’s Bibra Lake data centre is now fully operational in its ‘Stage 1’ configuration. Phase 2 will see the company build towards Tier III accreditation.

The company leased the 5,000 sq m, 3MW facility after prior tenants vacated before finishing the AU$10 million project, leaving the landlord with a nearly-finished, design-accredited data centre with no route to completion or market.

Founded in 2012, DC Two also operates a 0.2MW facility in Osborne Park, in the northwest of Perth. The company also has two modular data centres with a third in development; a 2MW facility outsite Perth on a wind farm; a 2MW facility on a biomass facility in Victoria; and a 2MW solar-powered data center due for deployment in Collie, Western Australia.

TA Realty planning $1.8 billion, 300MW data centre campus in Loudoun County, Virginia

Mitsubishi Estate subsidiary TA Realty has announced plans to develop a new $1.8 billion data center campus in Loudoun County, Virginia.

Situated on the east side of Sycolin Road in Leesburg, the fully built-out campus will feature over 139,500 sqm of space with 300MW of capacity, and a dedicated onsite substation. The first buildings are expected to come online in late 2021.

Scala Data Centers acquires Algar Tech data centre, plans 100MW campus

Scala Data Centers has acquired a data center in Sao Paul and plans to develop the site into a 100MW campus in Brazil.

The Digital Colony-backed company this week signed a definitive agreement to acquire Algar Tech's data centre and colocation operations in Campinas, Brazil, in the Sao Paulo metro. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The initial phase will see the current building will be modernized and expanded, while a second 45MW will follow after that. Once fully developed, the campus will have an area of over 130,000 sq m and 100MW of capacity across three buildings.

Amazon submits plans for second data centre in Drogheda, Ireland

Amazon has submitted plans for another data centre in County Meath, Ireland.

Planning documents propose a two-story ‘data storage facility building’ with a total gross floor area of 307,400 sq ft at the IDA Business & Technology Park in Drogheda, County Meath.

Plans also include solar panels on the roof, an emergency house supply generator, water storage tanks, diesel tanks, and a filling area.

Amazon already has a data centre under construction on the site, having gained planning permission in early 2020, with the facility is due to be fully operational by 2023. The new building would be located to the north of one currently under construction.

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