A data centre paradise in the mid-latitudes

Choosing where on earth to site a data centre might seem simple. Just pick a site and start building. But there’s more to it than that. Climate, renewable energy, IT connectivity and political stability factor into the decision-making equation. WSP principal electrical engineer Paul Sinclair sets out how Aotearoa New Zealand ticks all the right boxes and can lay claim to being one of the best places in the world for a data centre.

Matthew Foskin
Project Director Building Services
New Zealand
Paul Sinclair
Principal Engineer Electrical
New Zealand
Kevin Hide
Work Group Manager - Mechanical & Hydraulics
New Zealand
Jason Bretherton
Technical Director Buildings
New Zealand