As Faceboook Lulea powers up, makes sure its neighbors don't put infrastructure at risk

Part of what a big data center company like Google and Microsoft have learned to expect is that neighbors show up after they are the first to build.  Facebook going to Lulea was one of the first data center operators in the area.  And now that there are others looking at Lulea and Facebook is going through commissioning, there are concerns there is enough infrastructure.

NyTeknik reports in Swedish on the local event.

Soon it's time for the commissioning of the first of the giant data centers like Facebook is based in Luleå. Availability of green electricity from hydropower and a stable electricity grid were two of the factors that got Facebook to choose Luleå.

While trying municipality to attract more IT companies and a large computer giant is about to establish itself around Facebook in Porsön in Luleå.

But now reacts Facebook and through its agents Pinnacle Sweden, asked to Luleå further investigate the availability of energy, water and sanitation, the newspaper reported Norrländska Socialdemokraten.

Here is a picture from the same publication.