Data Centre firm EngineNode planning to invest hundreds of millions of euro in Bracetown campus

Posted November 25, 2019 in Zenco News
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The company has applied to Meath County Council for planning permission for a site near Facebook’s Data Centre in Clonee

An investment worth hundreds of millions of euro is believed to be involved in plans for a large data storage campus near Bracetown in County Meath.

According to the Sunday Independent EngineNode – an Irish data centre company, applied last week for a 10 year planning permission for the venture on a 60 acre site, near the Facebook data centre in Clonee.

A decision is expected by the 25th of January.

The newspaper reports that it will support around 275 high quality jobs and up to 500 construction jobs could be created.

Subject to Meath County Council granting planning approval – the campus will be developed in four phases.

The plans provide for four two-storey data centre buildings with a combined floor area of almost 92,200  square metres, and an energy centre of almost 9,000 square metres which includes four 40 metre high exhaust flues.