RICHMOND HILL, ON
Ahead in the cloud – A business park for the digital age
HIGHLY AVAILABLE POWER
Ontario’s power generation capacity is 37,000 MW with Ontario Power Generation — one of North America’s largest generators — responsible for 70%.
York Region’s PowerStream is the second largest municipally owned electricity distribution company in Ontario. 8.4 GWh was delivered in 2013, with a world-class local distribution system consisting of 2,535km overhead circuit wires, 5,034km underground cable, 11 transformer stations and 54 municipal substations.
York Region offers the lowest industrial property tax in the Greater Toronto Area and also provides significant electrical cost savings for medium/large power users compared with many other hi-tech business hubs in the US and Canada. PowerStream’s Conservation Incentive Program offers up to 50% of energy conservation project costs in financial incentives of data centres and, utilizing the Canadian climate, your data centre can save costs by installing free cooling techniques.
The Canadian weather also lends itself to a “green” data centre, while the Greater Toronto Area is safe from most natural disasters.
Greater Toronto (incl. York Region) has one of the most extensive fibre-optic cable networks in North America and a highly integrated telecom network.
You will also have access to Toronto’s large and qualified workforce of 3.5 million, including over 125,000 professionals in ICT-related occupations.
Access to Toronto’s large and qualified workforce of 3.5 million, including over 125,000 professionals in ICT-related occupations.