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As the voice of the data center industry, DCC provides industry information and shares insights with a variety of media outlets.

 

Check out some of our most recent coverage below or explore our newsroom archive for past coverage.

For media inquiries, please email: media@datacentercoalition.org

Pluribus News

Revenue, jobs potential spurs push for data centers

(April 10, 2024) Lawmakers in more than a half-dozen states are considering or have already passed legislation to encourage data center construction, reflecting the desire to attract a booming industry that is also raising environmental concerns.

Virginia Business

Digital divide

(March 28, 2024; subscriber login required) Data center boom sparks opposition, regulation bids.

BISNOW

‘We Need To Be Careful’: A Wave of Data Center Legislation in Virginia Is Creating Uncertainty For Developers

(March 10, 2024) Virginia lawmakers have proposed a wave of legislation to restrict data center development across the Commonwealth, injecting new uncertainty into a market that, while remaining the world’s most important data center hub, is evolving into increasingly challenging terrain for developers. 

Indianapolis Business Journal

State’s effort to attract data centers starting to pay off

(March 1, 2024) As digital technology advances, so, too, does the demand for data centers—but until just a few years ago, Indiana was largely sitting on the sidelines while projects went to other states.

Virginia Business

Old Dominion, new data

(February 28, 2024; subscriber login required) As available land for data centers in Loudoun County — home to Data Center Alley, the world’s largest concentration of data centers — has become scarcer and more expensive, the industry has expanded into other Northern Virginia localities and beyond.

Clarion-Ledger

Expert: Data center announcement could spur more technology development in Mississippi

(January 26, 2024) Amazon Web Services will occupy two Madison County locations for the historic buildout for hyperscale development centers, and a leader in the industry said Mississippi is on the right path for economic development.

Daily Herald

How data centers became the newest growth industry in the suburbs

(January 14, 2024) When the restructured Transformco put its former Sears corporate campus in Hoffman Estates on the market two years ago, much head-scratching and debate followed over how its 273 acres and 2.4 million square feet of office space could be re-purposed in a post-pandemic economy.

Washington Business Journal

Northern Virginia lawmakers aim to tighten regulatory screws on data centers from Richmond

(January 11, 2024; subscriber login required) The industry remains a darling in many ways, but acrimony toward it seems to be growing.