DP Facilities Bringing Data Centers to Repurposed Aluminum Plant Site in Hannibal, Ohio

ASHBURN, VA -- DP Facilities, Inc. has selected a site in Hannibal, Ohio for its next world-class data center campus. The facility will be constructed next to the 485 Megawatt natural gas-fired Long Ridge Energy Terminal being developed by Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC, offering hyperscale data center customers up to 125 Megawatts of that electricity at the extremely low cost of approximately 4.5 cents per kWh. The Long Ridge Energy Terminal, being built on the site of the Ormet Aluminum Plant which closed in 2013, broke ground in May 2019 and is slated for completion in November 2021. The combined cycle natural gas power plant is expected to be one of the most energy-efficient in the world. “Long Ridge Energy Terminal is a significant development project for FTAI, and DP Facilities is excited to be a partner in a specialized use of the property for secure data center space for commercial, government and highly regulated tenants,” said DP Facilities spokesperson Kathleen Fowler. “This facility’s power profile cannot be matched elsewhere in the country with the same certainty of fuel supply and the absence of hazards at the site, and will offer leading-edge security, dependable resiliency, and long-term value — which are hallmarks of DP Facilities data centers.” “The Hannibal data center campus is consistent with our win-win business model that brings long-term, high-skill, well-paying jobs to communities that are transitioning their economies toward sustainable 21st century clean-powered business,”…