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August 28, 2021

Chicago I Hyperscale Data Center Project, US

By Carmen

The Chicago I Hyperscale Data Center Project is a smart grid project being developed in Chicago, Illinois, US. It is an advanced grid infrastructure project.

The installation of the project began in 2019 and is expected to be completed in 2021.


The Chicago I Hyperscale Data Center Project is currently under construction and will use smart grid technology. The project has a rated capacity of 15MW.

The Chicago I Hyperscale Data Center Project has the following equipment associated with it:

– Data Center

Chicago I Hyperscale Data Center Project development status

The development of Chicago I Hyperscale Data Center Project was started in 2019. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021.

The project is developed with Private Data Centers™; Ready-to-Fit™ as the main technology.

Additional information

– Stream Data Centers, construction has 3 MW of fully commissioned critical infrastructure and 35,000 square feet of raised-floor data hall space in its Chicago I facility. – Key features of the Chicago I facility include:

– Newly constructed, free-standing hyperscale data center – Redundant 22 MW utility feeds from separate substations – Top performing electric reliability in a nationally competitive energy market – Rich mix of connectivity providers – Outside FEMA’s 500-year flood plain – Convenient location just 22 miles from downtown Chicago.

About Ameresco

Ameresco Inc (Ameresco) is a provider of comprehensive renewable energy services. The company is a cleantech integrator, and renewable asset developer, owner and operator. It offers energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions. The company also develops, constructs and operates renewable energy plants. Ameresco sells electricity, processed landfill gas, heat or cooling produced by its small-scale plants from renewable energy sources. It also provides consulting services, enterprise energy management services, and sale of solar PV energy products and systems. The company serves federal, housing authorities, state and local governments, healthcare and educational institutions, and commercial and industrial customers in North America and Europe. Ameresco is headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts, the US.


All publicly-announced smart grid projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific power players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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