Québec: The ideal place to set up your data center
- Clean, reliable, renewable power
- A climate that reduces the demand for power
- A competitive tax regime
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Our experts will walk you through the entire process, from the draft-design phase to integration and getting your data center up and running.Contact us
Hydro-Québec has a portfolio of sites with ready access to plenty of energy, major highways and the Montréal international airport.
Lots up to
20,000,000 sq. ft.
250 MVA available.
Access to several advanced telecommunications networks
Highly competitive electricity rates
Comparison of electricity rates (in CA$)
Not only are Hydro-Québec’s electricity rates exceptionally low, the Québec climate favors the optimized use of cooling systems, which cuts operating costs.
You could also benefit from significant financial assistance if you opt for Québec.
*Rate LG, taking into account a 95% load factor (FU) with 20% reduction in accordance with the Economic Development Rate and a progressive return to full Rate LG over the following three years, and an additional 50 MW credit under the Demand-Side Management Program.
** Average prices on April 1, 2016. Source: Comparison of Electricity Prices in Major North American Cities.
Compared to other North American sites that have positioned themselves, Greater Montréal clearly has the most favourable ecosystem. It is here that we have the best access to the strategic markets we are targeting and the key human, financial and energy resources we need. It is here that collaboration with universities, local partners and the rest of the industry is the most advanced.
Hydro-Québec will put its expertise and experience to work for you
Our support services will take you through the entire process, from the draft-design phase to implementation and getting your data center up and running.
What our team has to offer
- Vast project management experience that will get your facility hooked up to the grid quickly
- Energy efficiency expertise that will help reduce your consumption
- Support service that will facilitate access to various government assistance programs