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The Norwegian data center industry founds the business association Norwegian Data Center Industry

The Norwegian data center industry strengthens its joint cooperation and founds the business association Norwegian Data Center Industry. The founders of the association consist of leading operators in the Norwegian data center industry and the power companies Ringerikskraft and Statkraft. The association is placed under ICT-Norway and will strengthen the industry’s efforts for improved framework […]

Looking forward – Jørn Skaane – CEO

The past year will be remembered in many ways. For the data center industry, the accelerated move to online work, entertainment and other everyday activities driven by covid-19 escalated global digitalization, and the demand for future data center services. New investment supporting LMD’s growth plans Since early 2020, LMD has matured with new investment and […]

Lefdal Mine Datacenter secure funding agreement with UBS

Lefdal Mine Datacenter secure funding agreement with UBS Asset Management to finance facility expansion. Lefdal / London, May 31st, 2021 – Lefdal Mine Datacenter (LMD) has secured funding to expand its facility to meet growing customer needs. The 5-year financing arrangement with UBS Asset Management’s Infrastructure Debt Platform, totalling EUR 50m, will support the expansion […]


LEFDAL MINE DATACENTER AS NEW PARTNER Hannover / Lefdal, May 6th 2021 – go2cloud has signed a contract of 4,5 MW data center capacity at Lefdal Mine Datacenter. go2cloud is a German-based company provisioning High Performance Computing Services to its international customers in the enterprise segment. go2cloud has contracted 16 IT containers. The deployment has […]

Columbia Threadneedle European Sustainable Infrastructure fund has acquired a majority stake in Lefdal Mine Datacenter

COLUMBIA THREADNEEDLE EUROPEAN SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE FUND ACQUIRES INNOVATIVE ‘GREEN’ DATA CENTRE IN NORWAY LONDON, 6 May 2020: The Columbia Threadneedle European Sustainable Infrastructure Fund (ESIF) announces that it has acquired a majority stake in Lefdal Mine Datacenter (LMD), a unique ‘green’ data centre based in an underground mine in Norway, that uses cold sea water […]

Lefdal Mine Datacenter looking to accelerate growth

LEFDAL MINE DATACENTER LOOKING TO ACCELERATE GROWTH – PROCESS FOR SHARE ISSUE PARETO SECURITIES HIRED AS FINANCIAL ADVISOR IN THE PROCESS Lefdal Mine Datacenter AS (LMD) has in 2018 and so far in 2019 installed 10 MW of data center capacity. LMD has proven to the market the capability of implementing a TIER III certified […]

Nominated – DCD Award

Lefdal Mine datacenter is nominated in the category “The Infrastructure Scale-Out Award”. This category recognizes really large projects that deliver data center services efficiently at scale. These projects have different requirements to more moderate-sized facilities, presenting unique challenges to the people building them. More information on https://www.dcdawards.global/.


Lefdal Mine Datacenter has signed a 3 MW contract with iNNOVO Cloud GmbH. In addition, Fortuitus AG has increased their contract announced earlier this year, to 5 MW.   iNNOVO CLOUD – 3 MW HPC APPLICATIONS The first iNNOVO Cloud container is already active in Lefdal Mine Datacenter. Due to its efficient design, the BCC […]

The first customers are moving in

Over the next months, Lefdal Mine datacenter will gradually start to move in customers. Some of the first international customers moving in are: iNNOVO Cloud, a German cloud provider moving in with high density IT containers. The first installment will be up and running in September serving both Norwegian and International clients with their cloud […]