Prime Denmark is a 100-critical-megawatt campus, featuring three hyperscale data centers, that is designed to achieve the country’s first-ever DGNB Gold certification for sustainability.
1. Data centers on your terms: unique ownership and dynamic lease options
2. Lower data center cost basis (power and land)
3. Ample capacity for short / long-term growth
|OVERVIEW | Denmark is the southern-most Nordic country, connecting to Germany on its southern border. Approximately 6 million people call Denmark home with immigration contributing nearly one million new residents since the 1980s.
Denmark covers an area of 42,916 km², making it slightly larger than the Netherlands, or slightly less than twice the size of the US state of Massachusetts.
|A.P. Møller-Maersk, Danske Bank, Novo Nordisk, Carlsberg Group, and Vestas have HQs in Denmark. Numerous global F500 enterprises have large-scale operations in country. The talent pool is strong in Denmark with the country ranking 12th globally for education.
There are four international airports in Denmark, the largest being Copenhagen Airport (Kastrup - IATA). Denmark is included in the Eurail Pass for cost-effective, efficient inter-Europe transit.
|MARKET SIZE | Arizton projects the European data center market to achieve record investments of $65.7 billion by 2027. The Nordic data center market is part of the next grouping of high-growth European regions that augment the established FLAPD (Frankfurt-London-Amsterdam-Paris-Dublin) markets.
With ~25 facilities from data center companies and carriers as well as tech/Internet businesses, Denmark is seeing increased investment that echoes the larger continental trend.
|Companies making recent public headlines regarding data center transactions in Denmark include Apple, Microsoft, Google and SAP amongst others. Prime projects Denmark's demand to continue at a 25% CAGR through 2030.
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|POWER | Denmark is the power hub of Northern Europe with planned and established interconnectors with Germany, Great Britain, Finland, Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands. The country maintains one of the most reliable grids in all of Europe with 99.996% uptime.
Connected to both the main European and the Nordic Backbone Grids, Denmark has fully redundant connections and sufficient on-site power (10/15, 50/60, 132/150 and 400 kV grids).
|Renewable Power Sources | This is where Denmark really excels. The country has achieved 72% renewable energy in the mix and forecasts 100% by 2028.
Competitive Power Costs | According to Eurostat, only Finland posted lower electricity price for non-household consumers than Denmark. Rates in Germany and Italy were 2X or higher than Denmark power costs.
|NETWORK | Denmark has strong in-country, regional, intercontinental, and subsea cable network access. Denmark's optimal fibre connections and geographical location ensure low-latency experience for end users in Europe and the Nordics.
Additionally, dark fiber is readily available across the country, with redundant connections/paths from north to south and west to east. It is no surprise what Denmark ranks 5th on the global connectivity index.
|Network Performance | Denmark low-latency performance to numerous EU financial hubs such as Amsterdam (8 MS RT), Frankfurt (9 MS RT) Stockholm (8 MS RT) and Oslo (8 MS RT). Even London clocks in at 20 MS RT from CPH.
Copenhagen is the major peering/IX hub and Esbjerg region is the major subsea cable landing hub. International fiber connections are offered by a number of carriers including Telia, GlobalConnect, Lumen, TDC and Altibox.
|RISK PROFILE | Denmark is an extremely stable country with a AAA-rated economy. The country has maintained a fixed exchange rate policy since 1982 and the DKK has been pegged to the Euro since 1999. Denmark has also undergone extensive upgrades to its infrastructure (transportation, grids, network, renewables).
Top 5 Global Accolades
- Least corrupt country
- Ease of doing business
- Global competitiveness
|Weather / Natural Disaster Risk | Denmark’s climate is cool and temperate with summer-to-winter fluctuations limited to ~10 degrees Celsius for reduced pressure changes and violent storms. Low seismic activity contributes to The Global Seismic Hazard Map classifying Denmark as a "No Natural Disaster Zone".
Terrorism Risk | Denmark is classified as a "Very Low" terrorism risk with a score of 0.2 on the Global Terrorism Index. Comparatively the UK posted a 4.97 as the most risky EU country.
Our mission is to build your foundation for technology advancement. Your data will forever change the world. Talk with Prime about your goals in Denmark. Together, we will build a solution that helps ease short-term pressures with the long-term relationship in mind.