Abundance of Green Energy

Renforsin Ranta power delivery infrastructure is world beating in reliability. There are six separate electricity feeds from the national grid with reliability of each being from 99,999% to 100%. Renforsin Ranta electricity infrastructure has been built according to the needs of heavy industry.  

Herman IT Data Center Campus is located in unique Renforsin Ranta business park in Kajaani

Herman IT’s data center in Renforsin Ranta has a clear advantage in its secure electricity infrastructure, which was originally built for industrial purposes. As the electricity is available straight from the national grid, through a UPM-owned hub, the transportation cost of the electricity is on a very competitive level.

MULTIPLE HYDROELECTRIC AND WIND POWER STATIONS PROVIDE A SIGNIFICANT SUPPLY OF ENVIRONMENTALLY AND ECONOMICALLY ATTRACTIVE POWER, WHICH IS SUITABLE FOR HEAVY INDUSTRIAL USE AND DATA CENTERS DESIGNED FOR HIGH-PERFORMANCE COMPUTING.

As Herman IT’s data center transforms almost all the electricity it uses into heat, the waste heat is recycled to warm the industry park’s office facilities.

The business park has been set up on the former premises paper mill, offering high scalability based on customers’ need. Short transfer distances and industrial electricity grids enables for attractive transfer costs for power. The internal power distribution on site is designed for heavy industry and it is true 2N to ensure uninterruptible service.

Built to Scale Data Center

State of art Data Center capacity is ready for your immediate needs. There is 28 000 m² of brownfield capacity prepared for Data Center use inside secured business park area. Existing transformer capacity and industrial delivery grid inside this area supports direct expansion up to 230 MW. Site area is 120 hectares and is expandable up to 320 hectares, the buildable area is 200,000 m². Renforsin Ranta is perfect location for block chain or crypto mining projects with build to suit models.

What sets Kajaani apart from other data center sites in the Nordics is its absolute readiness for business in terms of brownfield space, pre-zoned greenfield land, and green power.

Electricity in a Nutshell

230 MW transformer capacity 110 kV -> 10 kV  Existing on site electrical infrastructure, well maintained; immediately available – meaning minimal CAPEX  
On site national grid connection with access to 900MW  5 existing connection points, meaning outstanding reliablity and resilience and possibility to have nearby backup site  
120MW On site zero-emission electricity generation  Total of six hydropower plants nearby. Fully traceable, sustainable and environmentally friendly.  
Minimal transmission requirement.  Fully under landlord control  Minimal transfer cost results in outstanding power pricing with long term agreements possible. 

Contact us for further details!

Kari Maikkola

Sales Director

+358 45 636 1884 kari.maikkola@hermanit.fi
Veli-Antti Leinonen

Sales Manager

+358 44 740 1010 veli-antti.leinonen@hermanit.fi

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