NEC Corp plans to expand two of its existing data centers in Japan by adding new buildings.
The company this week said the Phase 2 Building of NEC Kanagawa Data Center is anticipated to be opened in Q2 2023, while Phase 3 Building of NEC Kobe Data center is anticipated to be accomplished in Q1 2024.
Meanwhile, NEC didn’t share any specifications or details about both data centers. However, it said they will use 100% renewable energy generated through solar power, green power, and a non-fossil certificate with tracking.
NEC aims to reduce greenhouse gases by 55 percent by 2030. NEC has three data centers; Kobe, Osaka, and Tokyo.
Back in 2018, NEC had proposed that it would be spending 20 billion yen or $186 million to build two data centers to suffice the demands of US cloud companies
Of the 20 billion yen, 12 billion was spent on expanding the Kobe site, and the rest of 8 billion will be spent on the Nagoya data center.
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