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CleanArc Data Centers Amasses Proposals Totaling 3 GW of Clean Energy Projects

October 17, 2023

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Proposals for clean energy projects were submitted in response to CleanArc’s RFP

October 17, 2023 [HOUSTON, TX] – CleanArc Data Centers (“CleanArc”) today announced that over 40 leading wind, solar and battery storage developers participated in CleanArc’s renewable resource RFP. CleanArc received more than 3 GW of project proposals in response to the request for proposals (RFP) launched this summer. The RFP sought proposals from qualified renewable energy developers for the purchase of renewable wind, solar and battery storage resources to support CleanArc’s hyperscale data center campuses under development.

CleanArc is now reviewing the proposals for projects located in the ERCOT and PJM power markets. CleanArc intends to issue a short list of preferred projects by the end of 2023. Selected projects will be invited to negotiate power purchase agreements with CleanArc’s data center customers in 2024.

Data centers are a key driver of increasing power demand. At the same time, the world’s largest hyperscalers have the ambition to lead in the world’s transition to a zero-carbon grid by incentivizing the development of new renewable energy projects in the regions where they operate, contributing to lower-carbon grids.   

Jim Trout, Founder & CEO, CleanArc Data Centers, said, “CleanArc is changing the future of data center power, and the robust response from clean energy developers to our RFP supports our ability to deliver on our mission. The world’s largest hyperscalers’ demand for new data center capacity is outstripping their ability to develop new data centers internally. We are designing our hyperscale data centers to meet our customers’ demand for innovative clean energy contract structures.”

About CleanArc Data Centers

CleanArc Data Centers is changing the future of data center power by bridging clean energy with best-in-class data centers. Designed with unique capabilities to lead customers through their clean energy transition, CleanArc offers fully packaged data center turnkey program management, design and construction, and operational commissioning bundled with robust power structuring, a breakthrough for the data center industry. To learn more, please visit www.cleanarcdatacenters.com or contact CleanArc Data Centers at info@cleanarcdatacenters.com.

CleanArc is an innovative provider of first-of-its-kind, sustainability-focused data center development and operation solutions. With decades of experience in both the data center and energy sectors, CleanArc has assembled the critical components for hyperscalers seeking to expand quickly, sustainably, and cost-efficiently.

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