‘Project Photon’ Eyes Nebraska Site

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A mystery prospect known only as Project Photon is considering a site in Nebraska for a $200 million data center project, according to local media. Local officials in Papillon, Nebraska are preparing to rezone 152 acres of land that would be used for the data center, which is one of two secretive “codename” projects sizing up sites in Nebraska. The other, known as Project Edge, is  a potential $1 billion project that has scouted sites in Kearney, Nebraska.

Jacqueline Pueppke, an attorney for the unnamed company, told the Planning Commission that her client is an established company but isn’t far enough along to reveal any final design plans, because the location on the 152-acre plot and the shape of the data center are continually changing.

For more details, read the full story on Omaha.com.

 

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor-in-chief of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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