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22 october 2015, posted by Malin Winsa

Proposals for reduced electricity tax for data centers

Proposals for reduced electricity tax for data centers

On 9 October, the report that government investigators made about the electricity tax for the data center. Government investigators want to lower electricity tax for IT companies that operate data centers and welcomed the proposal of the Finance Ministry.

The commission proposes that the data center should be at the same level of electricity tax as part of the traditional industries already. IT companies that operate them will pay 0.5 cents per kilowatt hour, instead of the current 19,4 cents or 29,4 cents, depending on where in the country they are located.

A reduced electricity tax could be important to attract international IT companies to Sweden says the investigator. In recent years, several of the largest Nordic chosen as the location for data centers. Apple is building a large plant in Denmark, Google has taken up to Finland and Facebook chose then Sweden. Several neighboring countries have already implemented similar reductions in electricity tax.

- This means a lot to us at Boden Business Agency. We have a good offer and now we can sharpen it further in order to encourage more start-ups, says CEO Erik Svensson. Even Boden Business Park, which we own and operate, this is positive. We work for the facility to become an innovation arena and meeting place for the data center industry with more establishments increases opportunities for this, he concludes.

Inauguration of the Boden Type Data Center One

11 february 2019, posted by Malin Winsa
The Boden Type Data Center One, BTDC, was officially inaugurated on Februray 7, 2019 in Boden, Sweden. The Mayor of Boden, Mr. Claes Nordmark as well as the CEO of Boden Business Agency Mr. Erik Svensson delivered the inaugural address, as the...
 
 

E-commerce education for Boden

29 january 2019, posted by Malin Winsa
Changemaker Educations gets the go-ahead to start a education for new web developers in Boden. The training focuses specifically on E-commerce. - The education has produced a successful result when we implemented it in Stockholm, and it is not...
 
 

Another gaming company is established in Boden

14 january 2019, posted by Malin Winsa
Stockholm-based Glorious Games becomes the third gaming company to establish a satellite studio at Boden Business Park. This means that all students in the first year will stay in the region during the spring internship.We have previously told...