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Capturing the Cloud in your Community: Minnesota’s Data Center Attraction and Growth Efforts

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

At: Webinar




Cost: $0 EDAM Members or $20 Non-members

The session will review the state of the data center industry nationally and Minnesota’s current place and potential within it, why communities should be interested in data centers, state incentives available to attract these technology hubs, current levels of new Minnesota investments, and economic development efforts to grow this sector.

Speakers include:

  • Mark Lofthus, Economic Development Director - Dakota Electric
  • Gene Goddard, Director, Business Investment - Greater MSP
  • Tom Lambrecht, Manager, Economic Development Services - Great River Energy
  • Kylle Jordan, Economic Development Program Specialist - Minnesota Department of Economic Development

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Minnesota electric cooperatives served by Great River Energy own and operate more than 88,000 miles of distribution lines.