The Ashburn ASH1 Data Center Project is a smart grid project being developed in Ashburn, Virginia, US. It is an advanced grid infrastructure project.

The project is expected to be completed in 2021.


The Ashburn ASH1 Data Center Project is currently under construction and will use smart grid technology. The project has a rated capacity of 100MW.

The Ashburn ASH1 Data Center Project has the following equipment associated with it:

– Data Center

Ashburn ASH1 Data Center Project development status

The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021.

Additional information

– Cologix is bringing a 100 MW capacity, state-of-the-art facility with one million square feet of data center colocation space to Ashburn.
– The new highly-efficient and scalable facility will be the only data center in the region designed and built for hyperscale edge traffic from the ground up with our hyperscale clients.
– It is the Nation ’s 5th largest metro area with the home to 30 Fortune 1000 companies, including 15 Fortune 500 and the Dulles Technology Corridor.
– Up to 70% of the world’s Internet traffic passes through the Ashburn market and electricity prices 28% less than the national average and provides access to all major cloud providers via our Cloud Connect Products.
Strategically located outside the blast radius of Washington DC.

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