UK Grid invests £10m in new storage space

November 12, 2010

DATA centre provider UK Grid is investing -£10m in a new 27,000 sq ft site in Manchester.

The company says the facility, which houses racks of digital storage space, will be carbon neutral as it is offsetting its carbon emissions by contributing to a forestry project at a farm in Scotland owned by its UK Grid Renewables subsidiary.

Theinvestment, spread overthree to five years,will create 15 new jobs at the company which also operates a data storage facility in London.