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Favorable Climate


Cool, Calm and Cost-Efficient

Minnesota's moderate climate means cooler temperatures and fewer storms.

Outside air is a natural alternative for keeping servers cool while lowering utility costs. For companies interested in advanced technology that uses lake water for data center cooling, Minnesota has nearly 12,000 lakes.

Moderate average seasonal temperatures make Minnesota less prone to storms and decrease the possibility of costly storm-related damage and downtime.

Special incentives, lower business taxes, lower energy costs, top-shelf infrastructure and a highly skilled workforce make it more attractive than ever to build data and network operation centers in Minnesota. Read our Fact Sheet on Data Centers.

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