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Green Data Centres
Efficient and sustainable colocation capacities
Carl von Hessen
Head Data Centre Investments

The digitalization of society has only just begun. Computing capacities must be provided for the innumerable possibilities from emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence or augmented reality. In addition to the large number of data centres required, this asset class will also increasingly be classified as a critical infrastructure for society. We must therefore invest in sustainable data centres now, both to meet the growing demand and to support the achievement of global climate goals.


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Aquila Capital enters data centre market with first investment in Norway

• Aquila Capital announces construction of sustainable and energy efficient data centre located close to Oslo

• Strategy based on expertise in green…

The Strategy

AQ Compute provides cost-efficient and customised colocation capacities combined with 100 % renewable energy. In this context, AQ Compute aims to develop climate-positive colocation data centres and is currently working on various concepts for the reuse of excess heat and, thus, actively contributing to a sustainable society.

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Ninetynine Seconds
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Ninetynine Seconds – Sustainable Data Centres in Norway

Aquila Capital invests in sustainable data centres under its subsidiary brand AQ Compute. Carl von Hessen, Head of Data Centre Investments, provides insights into the investment opportunity. He explains the criteria we consider when building our data centres and why Norway is a perfect location for the asset class.

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Decarbonising digitisation – sustainable data centres as investment opportunities

Carl von Hessen, Head of Data Centre Investments at Aquila Capital, David Grundlingh, CEO of AQ Green TeC and Jens Struckmeier, Founder and CTO of Cloud&Heat Technologies, discuss the importance of greening the backbone of digitisation and its underlying investment opportunity of efficient and sustainable data centres. The expert panel highlights the essential role of innovative and efficient data centres from a technological, economic as well as a sustainable perspective. In particular, the data centres investment approach as well as the CO2 reduction potentials towards carbon neutrality are presented.

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