Project Telemark

190 acres (77ha) of premium land, less than an hour from Torp International airport next to one of Norway's strongest power connections. The site is expandable up to 1,000 acres (400ha), creating a rare European opportunity to build a hyperscale data center park.

Project: Telemark consists of flat land of 190 acres (77Ha), which could be expanded up 1,000 acres (400Ha) and is located just some minutes away from Skien city centre. The site has one of Norway’s strongest substations less than one mile (1,2 km) away, with vast amounts of renewable electricity available. The city of Skien has a very strong tradition of power intensive industry including paper mills, chemical industry and production of silicon materials. 

Owner

The site is facilitated by Statkraft. The ownership consist of one private owner.

Location

Skien, Telemark

59° 16'11"N 9°31'18"E (DMS)

59.269927, 9.520487 (DD)

Site accessibility  &   infrastructure

Distances to cities and main infrastructure:
- Torp Sandefjord Airport:        38 miles (62 km)
- Gardemoen Oslo airport     114 miles (182 km)
- Skien train station:                 5 miles (8 km) 
- Highway E18:                       13 miles (21 km)
- Skien city center:                    7miles (9km)
- Porsgrunn city center:           10 miles (16km)
- Oslo city center:                   83 miles (132km)

Site area

The total area is 1,000 Acres (400 Ha). The site is zoned for 6.800.000 square feet (630.000m2 ) datacenter buildings with a max height of 40 meters

Site Topography

The area is divided into three main plateaus. The primary area is located 246 ft (75 m) above sea level.  With topography of  6,4ft (+/- 2 m)

Climate

Annual mean  temperature: 5°C / 41°F
Annual precipitation: 330 inches (840 mm)

Power capacity

200 MW, +  300 MW within 24 months

Connectivity

Dark fibre can be provided from 3 or more providers.   Connections can be made to Stockholm, London, Amsterdam and Frankfurt.

Water and sanitary

 Available on site

Zoning & consent

Completed  Q2 2018