Published: Tue, April 10, 2018
Industry | By Dora Warner

Google breaks ground on Alabama data center

Google breaks ground on Alabama data center

The project was formally announced on June 24, 2015.

Google announced in February that it was opening or expanding offices and data centers in 14 US states.

"It's a momentous occasion for my family to be back in Alabama and to be able to talk about how Google can bring that same opportunity that I had for education and knowledge to families here in Jackson County by investing in this center and our children and all that they can become", Boden said. "As a native Alabamian, I am so proud to be part of the effort to bring this Google data center to life in the coming months and years".

"Our mission at Google has always been to make the world's information universally accessible", said Brenda Standridge, Hardware Operations Manager and Site Lead. We need to be constantly adding renewables to our portfolio to keep up. "This particular project has so much meaning not only for Jackson County but also for the state of Alabama", said Greg Canfield, secretary of the Alabama Department of Commerce.

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Governor Ivey highlights Alabama's business-friendly policies as a strong draw for the corporation. Everyday billions of people use Google to search for something.

On Monday, you could find a lot of people celebrating the groundbreaking to construct a new data center for the company in Jackson County.

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey speaks at the groundbreaking.

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Congressman Brooks said that he hopes that Google is the first of many major players that discover what the Tennessee River Valley in Alabama has to offer.

Google is marking the start of construction at its $600 million data center in northeastern Alabama. We are trying to work with everybody. This $600 million investment by Google will see as many as 100 high-skilled jobs to the community. Google's data centers are 50 percent more energy efficient than the industry standard.

"This is a big day for Bridgeport because it helps our city in many different ways", Mayor David "Bubba" Hughes said.

"Having Google in our area will usher in a new era for our community", Hughes said. This arrangement, and others like it throughout the country, help companies and utilities meet their renewable energy goals.

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