The datacenter is located at the entrance of Jostedal valley in Luster municipality.
Luster municipality has a lot of hydro based power production from a number of different powerplants in the area. Jostedal Datacenter is adjacent to a power station ( Leirdola ) with interconnections to 3 more power plants.
A stable and relatively cool climate with the powerful Jostedal glacier nearby is all factors to make the place excellent to produce green computing.
The population of the region is approximately 15000.
Good school structure, college and international research environment within 40km. Gaupne has an ice-free harbour and only 50 km to the national airport with many daily departures to Oslo and Bergen.