LOCATION & OWNERSHIP

Balsfjord municipality
Private property

SITE DETAIL

Flat, unlevelled site with some vegetation, mainly pine and birch -  close to deep water harbour, petrol station, schools, restaurants and Labour market 60 000, 37% university-level education.

ZONING PLAN

Zoning plan for industry. Construction permit is ongoing with consideration for hyper-scale data centres. An exceptional permit can be applied for site preparation prior to construction. 

 

Sites are located in West has 100 acres and East of Stormoen with 42 acres. With the opportunity to extend. 

POWER

100% renewable energy from hydropower and future wind power. The site can deliver up to 132kv, 250MW with N-1. Statnett substation is less than 4 km away. Powergrid is delivered by Troms Kraft Nett AS. License application in progress.

CONNECTIVITY

Redundant dark fiber delivered by Bredbåndsfylket Troms, Telenor, Broadnet

CLIMATE

12months of fresh air cooling
Annual mean temp: -0.5°C

SITE ACCESS

Tromsø city (80 000 inhabitants) is 1 hour away by car 
Tromsø Airport – 85 km
Bardufoss Airport – 54 km

Bergneset Deepwater Harbor – 4km
all via E8 and E6
 

By direct flights:

Tromsø to Oslo and Stockholm - 2hr

Tromsø to Copenhagen – 2,5 hr
Tromsø to London Gatwick - 3hr (Nov-May)

Tromsø to Frankfurt

Tromsø to Zürich

Tromsø to Gdansk

ENVIRONMENT

10 l/s of filtered river water available for cooling. No apparent cultural heritage or archaeological sites are recorded.

Balsfjord Stormoen North_edited

Balsfjord Stormoen North_edited

BYA: 90% Gmh: 16,5m Approx. area: 386 000m2

Power lines

Statnett power station

Statnett power station

Central powergrid

Central powergrid

Balsfjord Municipality

Stormoen

Large greenfield by E6 with extension possibilities

John Vegar Gystad

Assistant Municipal Chief Executive

DCit is an initiative of Troms County Government 2017

A project of Bredbåndsfylket Troms AS

Statnett power station