Google has opened new €600MN ($626.58 MN) Data Center in Netherlands. The Data Centre is located in Eemshaven, Groningen and runs fully on renewable energy. The facility uses water from household waste and cold air for cooling.
With the opening of the Centre, Google will create 200 new jobs. It is also expected to help the community by teaching kids to code, along with training students and entrepreneurs in digital skills.
According to Google, a total of 6 million work hours went into the construction of the Data Center, which houses 16,000 km of cables.
Google is an American multinational technology company founded in 1996 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Together, they own about 14 percent of its shares and control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through super-voting stocks.
In August 2015, Google announced plans to reorganize its various interests as a conglomerate called Alphabet. Google is Alphabet’s leading subsidiary. Upon completion of the restructure, Sundar Pichai became CEO of Google, replacing Larry Page, who became CEO of Alphabet.
Google has been the second most valuable brand in the world for 4 consecutive years generating a revenue of approximately $75 billion in 2015.
Alphabet Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate founded on October 2, 2015, by the two founders of Google, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, with Page serving as CEO and Brin as President.With revenue of US$74.98 billion and more than 69,953 employees it is one the most valuable company in the world.
Alphabet’s portfolio encompasses several industries, including technology, life sciences, investment capital, and research. Some of its subsidiaries include Google, Calico, GV, CapitalG, Verily, X, and Google Fiber. Some of the subsidiaries of Alphabet have altered their names since leaving Google—Google Ventures becoming GV, Google Life Sciences becoming Verily and Google X becoming just X.