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August 28, 2021

Sydney S3 Data Center Project, Australia

By Carmen

The Sydney S3 Data Center Project is a smart grid project being developed in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is an advanced grid infrastructure project.

The installation of the project began in 2020 and is expected to be completed in 2022.


The Sydney S3 Data Center Project is currently under construction and will use smart grid technology. The project has a rated capacity of 80MW.

The Sydney S3 Data Center Project has the following equipment associated with it:

– Data Center

Sydney S3 Data Center Project development status

The development of Sydney S3 Data Center Project was started in 2020. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2022.

Additional information

– NEXTDC announced USD 350 million towards an initial investment in developing the S3 tower in Sydney – the company’s third data centre in the NSW capital which would include 12MW of upfront capacity. – The S3 data centre is 10km from the Sydney CBD in Gore Hill, with practical completion for Phase 1 expected in 1H FY22. – The facility will have a target total capacity of 80MW. – S3 Sydney will be NEXTDC’s largest development to date and will deliver more than 20,000m2 of IT space to organisations.

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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