Our data center project in Hanau developed for Google
Now it’s official: the data center we developed in the Wolfgang Technology Park in Hanau (20 km from Frankfurt’s DE-CIX) is for Google.
The 10,000 square meters, four-story building is nearing completion and will be fully operational in 2022. It will expand Google’s existing Frankfurt Google Cloud region and serve the growing demand for Google Cloud services in Germany. “We are honored to contribute to Google’s commitment to supporting the transition to a digital and sustainable economy,” stated Peter Pohlschröder, Managing Director at NDC-GARBE.
With the support of the local government and mayor Kaminsky, a brownfield was identified and redeveloped to reduce urban sprawl. “Sustainability has been our focus since day one,” declared Herbert Radlinger, VP Projects & Solutions at NDC-GARBE. Indeed, the data center meets high sustainability standards. Hence, the choice of a modular solution and flexible combination of adiabatic and dry cooling mode. Market-leading average seasonal PUE and WUE are expected, and operations will be efficient and carbon-free, as energy demand will be matched with clean energy on a year-by-year basis.
“As a German company, we are very proud to be entrusted by Google to deliver their first owned data center in our country,” concluded Spyridon Linardakis, Managing Director at NDC-GARBE.
Our symbolic handover of keys took place on August 31, 2021, and it was attended by Hanau’s mayor Claus Kaminsky and Daniel Holz, VP Nordics, DACH, & CEE, Google Cloud.
Disclaimer: the quotes were provided by Spyridon Linardakis, who is no longer affiliated with NDC-GARBE Data Centers Europe, and Herbert Radlinger, who has changed position to Managing Director at NDC-GARBE Data Centers Europe, since the original release of this press statement.