The Montreal MTL8 Data Centre Project is a smart grid project being developed in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is an advanced grid infrastructure project.

The project is expected to be completed in 2021.


The Montreal MTL8 Data Centre Project is currently under construction and will use smart grid technology. The project has a rated capacity of 36MW.

The Montreal MTL8 Data Centre Project has the following equipment associated with it:

– Data Center

Montreal MTL8 Data Centre Project development status

The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021.

Additional information

– MTL8-H is an expansion of Cologix ’s data center footprint, offering an additional 325K SQF of space in a new built-to-suit facility.
– With Metro Connect solutions and dark fiber connectivity, our 10 Montreal colocation data centers are linked across the greater Montreal area with direct access to the primary carrier hotel in the region.
– It has scalable N/N+1/2N distributed redundant electrical solution with N+1 mechanical, Primary (UPS), A+B (redundant UPS).

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