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Washington State Data Center Earns LEED Gold

The newly completed South Hill North Data Center in Puyallup, Washington has earned Gold-level certification under the LEED ( Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) program for energy efficient buildings, the project’s developer said this week. Read More

Blackouts Could Test Japan’s Diesel Supply

Will Japan have enough diesel fuel to support all of its data centers if power rationing is implemented more widely this summer? As authorities urge businesses and residents to conserve energy, Japan’s country’s data center industry is assessing worst-case scenarios. Read More

NY State Shelves $100 Million Data Center

The state of New York has spent nearly five years debating where to build a $100 million data center that would allow it consolidate workloads from older sites into a modern facility.This week the project was scrapped entirely. Read More

CoreSite, Latisys Expand in Northern Virginia

Data center builders continue to bring new capacity online in the active northern Virginia market. Last week both CoreSite Realty and Latisys announced projects to expand their data center operations in Reston and Ashburn, respectively. Read More

Chicago Data Centers in the Spotlight

Chicago’s data center sector was in the spotlight this weekend when it was featured in the Chicago Sun-Times, which highlighted the area’s lack of natural disasters as a key attraction for IT companies looking to store data, as well as the growth of Chicago-area hosting providers. Read More

New Bill Would Extend Washington State Tax Cuts

Buoyed by a surge in data center construction, backers of tax breaks for data center projects in central Washington are now pushing to extend those incentives through 2023. Microsoft, Yahoo, Sabey and Dell have all begun new data center construction since the tax breaks initial passage last March. Read More

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