The Marseille MRS3 Data Center Project is a smart grid project being developed in Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Cote dAzur, France. It is an advanced grid infrastructure project.

The installation of the project began in 2020 and is expected to be completed in 2021.

Description

The Marseille MRS3 Data Center Project is currently under construction and will use smart grid technology. The project has a rated capacity of 16.5MW.

The smart grid project is owned by Digital Realty Trust.

The Marseille MRS3 Data Center Project has the following equipment associated with it:

– Data Center

Marseille MRS3 Data Center Project development status

The development of Marseille MRS3 Data Center Project was started in 2020. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021.

Additional information

– Interxion has partnered with Digital Realty company, for the opening of the first phase of MRS3, its third data centre in Marseille.
– This state-of-the-art, highly connected data centre is located in a former World War II submarine base known as Martha.
– This is an architecturally unique structure that houses a 16.5-megawatt data centre and approximately 7,100 square metres of fully equipped IT space to be delivered in three stages.
– This first phase, comprising approximately 2,300 square metres, will be followed by two additional phase.

About Brookfield Infrastructure Partners

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP (Brookfield Infrastructure) a subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management Inc, is a provider of essential products and services for the global economy. The company operates in four segments: utilities, transport, energy, communications infrastructure businesses, and others. Its segment includes regulated or contractual businesses that earn a return on their rate base. Brookfield Infrastructure’s transport segment is involved in the movement of freight, bulk commodities and passengers. The company’s energy segment is engaged in system for transportation, storage and handling of energy. Its communications infrastructure segment provides services and critical infrastructure to the media broadcasting and telecom sectors. The company operates in Australia, the UK and Bermuda. Brookfield Infrastructure is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.

Methodology

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