European Data Center Operator maincubes Signs 10-Year Solar Power Agreement

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maincubes, a leading European data center operator, has inked a 10-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for solar power from Stadtwerke Gottingen AG.

The agreement, valued at 34 megawatts peak (MWp), underscores maincubes’ dedication to renewable energy sources and its commitment to reducing carbon emissions.

The PPA solidifies maincubes’ dedication to sustainability by ensuring that its FRA03 data center will be powered entirely by solar energy. This initiative aligns with the company’s long-term vision of adopting environmentally friendly practices while meeting the growing demand for reliable and sustainable data center solutions.

Albrecht Kraas, Chief Technology Officer at maincubes, hailed the agreement as a significant milestone in the company’s sustainability journey, stating, “We are setting the framework for future sustainability standards and further optimizing an environmentally friendly energy supply for our data centers.”

maincubes’ sustainability strategy extends beyond its renewable energy commitments. The company’s EMAS registration (Eco-Management and Audit Scheme) underscores its dedication to transparent environmental management practices.

Additionally, maincubes’ agile digital infrastructure is designed to meet customers’ Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) requirements, further solidifying its position as a leader in sustainable data center solutions.

Jochen Ritter, Head of Energy Services and Heating at Stadtwerke Gottingen AG, said: “The conclusion of the PPA agreement with maincubes gives Stadtwerke Göttingen AG the economic security for further major investments in renewable energies to achieve climate targets in the Gottingen region.”

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