DEBATE article in Nyteknik. “Establishment of data centers is criticized because of electricity consumption and because they do not provide many jobs. In fact, data centers have a positive climate effect – and lead to jobs, write researchers and representatives of the data center industry”.
Swedish Datacenter Industry Association has together with Magnus Olofsson, Nordic Industry Research, written a response to the articles in different media that lately have been published criticizing data centers. The data center industry in Sweden would like to balance the debate a bit showing to the facts. Also show that the use is good and that Sweden can play a role in Europe. The national industry needs a strong home market so the local data center operators and equipment vendors can develop its products and services.
See the article in Swedish here https://www.nyteknik.se/opinion/darfor-ar-det-inte-ren-idioti-att-bygga-datacenter-7004297