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AirTrunk begins expansion of SYD2 site

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AirTrunk has announced it has begun a 70 MW expansion of its Sydney data centre, SYD2.

Located in the northern suburbs of Sydney, Australia, constriuction of the first phase of SYD2 began in in early 2021.

The expansion of the facility, which is supported by a dedicated 200 MVA 132kV substation, will increase its total capacity to over 120 MW.

SYD2 operates to a power usage effectiveness (PUE) of 1.15 and was designed to utilise features such as as high temperature air-cooled chillers with free cooling technology and customised fan wall units in order to reduce cooling equipment energy consumption by 20%.

This two-phase expansion is expected to be completed in 2024.

AirTrunk’s Australian portfolio, which includes SYD1 and SYD3 in western Sydney and MEL1 in Melbourne, will provide more than 700MW of capacity.

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