Minneapolis has many factors that make it a great location for data centers.
- Xcel Energy – (the local utility for the Minneapolis Data Center) ranks among the top utilities in the country for electrical service reliability.
- Low power costs –The Midwest has become extremely progressive in both energy production and distribution.
- Low risk location – The majority of the central US has zero hurricane hazard and very low seismic risk in comparison to other parts of the country.
- Easily accessible – When travel time is being taken into account, you can’t get more centrally located than the Midwest. Businesses on the East and West coasts can take advantage of its location by commuting effortlessly from anywhere in the Continental US.