Google to expand data centre in Groningen

Tuesday 23 September 2014 | 10:59 CET | News
Google plans to build a major data centre in Eemshaven, in the northern Dutch city of Groningen. The project is estimated to cost EUR 600 million. The 70-hectare site is expected to start operations in early 2016. According to Groningen Seaports, operator of the Eemshaven harbour, the data centre is expected to generate employment in the area, including around 150 permanent jobs. Google already operates a smaller data centre in Eemshaven. 

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