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Like this: Facebook buys more wind power

Original story at Into the Wind• 3 mentions • 2 weeks ago

Into the Wind 2 weeks ago

 
Like this: Facebook buys more wind power Here’s news we can all “like” today: Facebook announced plans last week to locate its newest data center in rural Nebraska. Thanks to a new renewable energy tariff provided by their future local utility, low-cost wind energy will power 100 percent of the facility. A big footprint This will be a big data center. Spread across a 146-acre campus and measuring 970,000 square feet, it will be Facebook’s sixth U.S. data center when it comes online in 2020. But how will wind power this energy-hungry facility? Facebook collaborated with its future local utility,
 
 
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15 Apr
Climate Reality @ClimateReality
We like this! @Facebook’s new data center in #Nebraska will be 100% powered by wind https://t.co/RvWgieTx1p https://t.co/Cj4ddpRFMm
11 Apr
Scaling Green @scalinggreen
Like this: Facebook buys more wind power https://t.co/11jnGFjsYt
11 Apr
10:10 @1010
Facebook is building a data centre in Nebraska. It'll be 100% powered by wind. https://t.co/FyUp3bQe9A