Uzbekistan, Saudi Datavolt Launch Construction Of Green Data Center

(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, May 12. Uzbekistan andSaudi DataVolt company have launched the construction of the firstphase of the green data center on the territory of IT ParkUzbekistan, Trend reports.

According to Uzbekistan's Ministry of Digital Technologies,DataVolt is expected to invest $5 billion in stages for theimplementation of the project until 2030.

As part of the initial stage, a data center with a totalcapacity of 10 MW and costing $150 million will be built on theterritory of IT Park Uzbekistan in Tashkent.

Within the second phase of the project, the sides will build adata center with a capacity of up to 250 MW on 25 hectares of landin the New Tashkent district.

Also in the third phase of the project, both sides plan to builda data center with an initial capacity of 40 MW and the possibilityof increasing it up to 250 MW in the future in the Bukhararegion.

After the launch of the project, DataVolt plans to attract largeforeign IT companies to the data center and provide them with greeninfrastructure leases and other services.

Meanwhile, according to Uzbekistan's president, the country willcreate more than 20 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2030.

The president also noted that the country is aiming to increaseits share of the green energy balance to 40 percent.


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