Posted by Eversheds Sutherland Coop Law
on Apr 30, 2013 in Project Development
| Comments Off on Coops Rise to Meet New Data Center Load Challenges
The deserts of the Pacific Northwest have become popular locations for data centers, and this trend is changing the way some electric coops do business. Companies including Google, Amazon, and Facebook have chosen locations in or around Oregon because of the state’s tax breaks, cheap abundant power, and cool, dry weather that can accommodate large-scale data centers. To maintain 24/7...