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August 28, 2021

Queretaro Data Center Project, Mexico

By Carmen

The Queretaro Data Center Project is a smart grid project being developed in Queretaro, Mexico. 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 Queretaro Data Center Project is currently under construction and will use smart grid technology. The project has a rated capacity of 36MW.

The smart grid project is owned by Digital Realty Trust and is being installed by Brookfield Infrastructure Partners.

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

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– Data Center – 2 units

Queretaro Data Center Project development status

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

The project is developed with PlatformDIGITAL™ as the main technology.

Contractors involved

Digital Realty Trust has partnered with Brookfield Infrastructure Partners to construct and complete the Queretaro Data Center Project.

Additional information

– Digital Realty, Ascentry and Brookfield Infrastructure joint venture company, has partnered for the establishment of two new facilities in the state of Queretaro, Mexico anchored by long-term, U.S. dollar-denominated, multi-megawatt agreements to support the growth of a leading global cloud provider.
– The two new facilities combined are expected to deliver up to 36 megawatts of total IT capacity upon full buildout.
– The new data centers will be interconnected via an underground dark fiber-optic network, providing access to networks, cloud, and connectivity providers in a single, secure environment.
– The significant expansion of PlatformDIGITAL™ across Latin America will enable customers to rapidly scale digital transformation by deploying critical infrastructure with a leading global data center provider at the heart of a growing community of interest in Mexico.

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

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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