Varmvattnet 5

Varmvattnet 5 is a greenfield property situated next to Fortum Värme’s Kista/Akalla production plant just north of Stockholm City. It is located on Esbogatan 4.

The zoning plan contains rights to construct a building with a total gross floor area of 8 800 m2, being revised to 10 600 m2, on a land area of 9 175 m2. The construction rights allow for offices or light industry, including a data center.

Fortum Värme’s Data Center Cooling as a Service chilled water plant is located next to the property and will provide up to 10 MW chilled water cooling capacity to the site with heat recovery.

As from contract, the following lead times apply:
• One or two physically separated chilled water connections to the site: 6 months
• Physically separated Dark fiber connections to the site already available

Following a complete request for building permission, a permission can typically be issued within 10 weeks.

Power supply
The power supply of Data Park Kista is arranged from two substations, Hägerstalund and Husby. The primary power supply to the Northern part (Vanda 1, Vanda 2 and Salo properties) is provided from Hägerstalund located 800 m away. For the Southern part (Varmvattnet 5 and Aura 1 properties) power is supplied from Hägerstalund with the option to have a second connection from Husby). Power can be arranged through either an 11 kV or 33 kV connection.

For Salo and Vanda 2, there are currently 3.6 MW of power available. For Vanda 1, the building has available power commensurate for data center deployment in the vacant space (up to 6 MW).

For Varmvattnet 5, 6 MW is being made available for 2H-2018.

For all sites in Kista, an additional 12 MW can be made available on 12 months’ notice from Hägerstalund based on customer engagement. On top of that, 38 additional MW can be made available as of Q2-2020, based on customer engagement.

Furthermore, 14 MW can be made available from Husby, also within 12 months’ notice based on customer engagement.

Property name

Varmvattnet 5


Esbogatan 4


Greenfield with construction rights

Construction rights

10 600 sqm

For sale/rent


Chilled water cooling capacity

Up to 10 MW

Heat recovery




GPS Coordinates


Plot of Land Area

9 175 sqm

Max. building height


Property Owner

Fortum Värme

Chilled water temp.

19 °C

Dark fiber


Property fact sheet

Property contact

  • Erik Rylander
  • Head of Data Center Cooling and Heat recovery
  • Stockholm Exergi