Green giant data centers Hyperscale 100% green, reliable and adaptable data center ecosystems Be part of a new digital & sustainable era Know SINES 4.0 © project What we offer:
Future proof white space data centers, inclusive of ultra-low-cost utilities and ancillary services, to support the most demanding data workloads.
Green energy, natural cooling, repurposing infrastructure
Flexible business model / infrastructure, customizable, future-proofed white space
Carrier neutral, partner with network providers for low latency
Low urban pressure, expandable land for data center growth
Concurrently maintainable, Hyperscale grade data centers
SINES 4.0 © project — One of Europe’s largest data centers
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SINES 4.0 campus embodies all of Start Campus values by being a sustainable, 100% green, connected data center campus. © Sines Campus, Portugal
Industrial land with ability to scale in less than 1.5 hours drive from Lisbon.
Hyperscale campus with Modular and flexible design from 2.5 MW data hall to 60 MW individual buildings.
Green giant campus with 9 buildings.
15 MW to be delivered Q1 2023 and remaining campus up to 2027.
100% green energy
Connected to grid with direct wire renewable and hybrid solutions, such as batteries and green hydrogen.
Concurrently maintainable, Hyperscale grade data center (meets and exceeds Tier III by TIA), resilient site (100% uptime).
High fiber connectivity
Southwest quadrant of Europe with dense subsea and terrestrial fiber connections. Connected to 62 countries and 91 locations, including the cables Ellalink, 2Africa, Equiano and Main One.
Designed to meet high security standards, such as FISMA (Moderate), HIPPA, ISO 27001-2013, PCI-DSS, SSAE18 SOC II.
Strong institutional support
Support at local and national level, being granted Project of National Interest (“PIN”) status.
NEST | SIN01
First 15MW ready for service Q1 2023.
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By having an industrial site outside the big cities and specific natural resources, we offer a unique advantage:
Sines 4.0 © project Land and surroundings
Industrial and scalable land
Own renewable power plants
Repurposing industrial ocean wastewater
Ocean water cooling
Repurposing existing industrial site and infrastructure V S 5MW Data Center in metro area Land and surroundings
Space for 110 families (average 80m²)
Usage of electricity for as many as 15,000 families
Usage of potable water for as many as 700 to 5,000 families
Portugal is the safest country in Europe and a full member of the EU since 1986.
Most peaceful country in Europe and 3 rd in the world Lowest security threat in the world Highest multilanguage proficiency in Europe 2 nd highest rate of Engineering Grads in Europe Best expat destination worldwide Fast delivery due to local and national government support Join Us Sustainability
Our data center ecosystems empower partners to become sustainable green businesses, allowing them to achieve a global and local positive effect in the environment, community and economy.
We are conscious of the fragility of natural ecosystems and the threats on biodiversity. We actively seek to minimize our impact throughout our operations.
100% Green energy
Highly competitive renewable energy on own land, connected by private grid
Ocean water cooling facilities
Repurpose of existing, legacy cooling infrastructure and ocean water to deliver industry leading PUE and negligible WUE
Carbon neutral operations up to 2027
Carbon free energy from 2027 Local communities commitments
Develop and strengthen local communities in which our projects operate
Social impact Give back New Job Opportunities
8,000 jobs in total, including 700 to 1200 direct jobs Foreign Direct Investment
A total of
€3.5bn in data center investment plus green energy generation development Growth of GDP
Expected impact of
€1.4bn p.a. (0.6% of Portugal’s GDP) Renewable Energy investment
500MW in renewable energy up to 2030. Delivery of 25% of the power renewable demand target for Portugal’s digitalization Community engagement mechanisms
Participatory and representative vehicles for local entities. A co-creation mechanism will involve the community and decentralize the decision-making process.
Local benefits program
Focused on education, environment, clean energy and social and entrepreneurial projects
Develop and transfer Know-how
Bring core technology skills to the regions of operation with involvement of local companies and labor and relaunch the city as global clean energy and technology hub
Reforestation is priority representing our values to fauna, flora, carbon neutrally and conscious water usage
Community engagement policy Publications and News January 2022 Portugal: A Hidden Gem of Connectivity
Globally there has been an exponential increase in data volume. The amount of data created, consumed and stored is expected to reach over 180 zettabytes…
Read more November 2021 Green Giants: The heart of a sustainable european data ecosystem
The rapid pace of global digital transformation is driving increasing volumes of data creation, storage, and usage. This voracious data appetite—resulting from trends such as cloud computing…
Read more April 2021 Presentation of SINES 4.0 ©
A renowned strategic location, marked over centuries by technological advances and now transforming into a leader in communications and green energy sectors. Sines is once again captivating the world through innovation.
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We are a multi-cultural company building a global technological and green energy company:
Founded in 2020 to develop SINES 4.0 © 100% green sustainable hyperscale DC to further develop Other 100% green sustainable hyperscale DC
Start Campus designs, builds, and operates sustainable data centers and its supporting ecosystems for large cloud providers in Europe, bringing sustainability standards and value to the communities where it operates.
Start Campus brings together an industry robust expertise design and operational world class team, advisors and contractors to design, build and operate one-of-a-kind data center ecosystem.
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