DigiPlex’s sustainable data centre wins international innovation award
Oslo, Norway, 3 June 2019 - DigiPlex, the Nordic leader for innovative, secure and sustainable data centres, has won yet another endorsement for its innovative heat reuse solution, this time from the Electrical Review Excellence Awards 2019.
DigiPlex’ has received the Innovative Project of the Year award for its advanced heat recapture and efficiency system engineered to combine heat and power, one of several innovative projects that DigiPlex is developing with the aim of reducing the use of climate-changing emissions. All DigiPlex data centres are powered by 100% renewable energy sources. According to the World Bank, today cities consume close to two-thirds of the world’s energy and account for more than seventy per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions.
“By using excess energy from our data centres to heat local homes, we can help support cities to become carbon neutral. DigiPlex is committed to building and maintaining a sustainable data economy and delivering creative, high-performance solutions that benefit our communities and reduce energy demand,” says Gisle M. Eckhoff, CEO of DigiPlex. “We are proud of our achievements in transforming data centre industry practices to support the prosperity of our shared future. Our team is committed to pushing the boundaries of sustainable thinking, whether through environmentally-efficient design in our new-builds or upgrading our existing data centre infrastructure.”
The Electrical Review Excellence Awards recognise projects showcasing the latest in electrical engineering and cutting-edge design while championing the highest environmental, safety and energy efficiency standards. DigiPlex established its place as the best recognised Nordic data centre brand by consistently bringing out progressive long-term solutions guided by a long-held dedication to reducing climate impact and building long-term durability.
The Electrical Review Excellence Awards 2019 was held on 30 May in London.
DigiPlex designs, builds and operates sustainable and secure data centres in the Nordics with locations in Oslo, Stockholm and Copenhagen. DigiPlex is carrier-neutral and offers connectivity to all major Cloud and Network Service Providers. DigiPlex offers best-in-class services with the highest possible availability and is trusted by public and private customers alike – including security sensitive organisations such as government and financial institutions with mission-critical applications. DigiPlex’s five data centres are powered by electricity produced from 100% sustainable sources and the company has won several awards for its many energy efficient innovations and sustainability initiatives. www.digiplex.com