Meta has terminated a contract for the expansion of a major data center in Odense, Denmark.
Per Aarsleff, the lead contractor for project, valued the cancelled contract at DKK 2.4 billion. As a result, all construction work on the data center will be halted immediately.
Facebook has selected Odense, Denmark as the location for its next data center, joining Prineville (Oregon), Forest City (North Carolina), Luleå (Sweden), Altoona (Iowa), Fort Worth (Texas), Clonee (Ireland), and Los Lunas (New Mexico) facilities as one of the cornerstones of its global infrastructure. The new data center will be built with Open Compute Project hardware designs and will be one of the most energy efficient to date. The company said…