Facebook to use all renewable energy in its next data center

downloadFacebook is building a new data center in Fort Worth, Texas, that will be powered entirely by renewable energy. The company will invest at least US$500 million in the 110-acre site, which is expected to come online late next year. The new location will be the social-networking giant’s fifth such facility, joining existing data centers in Altoona, Iowa; Prineville, Oregon; Forest City, North Carolina; and Luleå, Sweden. It will feature equipment based on the latest in Facebook’s Open Compute Project data-center hardware designs, it said.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2945212/facebook-to-use-all-renewable-energy-in-its-next-data-center.html

Posted on 07/07/2015, in Data Center, Facebook. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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