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Data center investment on the rise in Europe despite power shortages across the continent
Research - JULY 1, 2024

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Data center investment on the rise in Europe despite power shortages across the continent

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The need for data center space to house equipment dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud services is driving Europe’s largest colocation data center markets to new heights, despite power shortages across the continent, according to a new report from CBRE.

AI-specific requirements are surfacing across Europe at scale, and meeting these requirements is likely to be a challenge for European data center operators for some time, given difficulties securing the necessary power and land to build AI-ready facilities across the continent.

“Power and land shortages, combined with increased

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