The Node Pole is a regional collaboration initiative between Luleå, Piteå and Boden that offers a unique combination of renewable energy, cold-climate conditions, good communications and well-educated personnel. These are, quite simply, the perfect conditions for data-centre operations and other power-intensive industries.
Facebook choose Luleå
In 2011 Facebook chose Luleå as the location for its first data centre outside the USA. Soon, other data centres will be built here. Facebook's choice of Luleå has placed the city on the map and attracted considerable international interest in the region. The aim is to make the Node Pole the leading region in northern Europe for data-centre localization.