Facebook breaks ground on Forth Worth data centre

Wednesday 8 July 2015 | 10:26 CET | News
Facebook has started construction on its fifth data centre, located in Forth Worth, Texas. The social network's other data centres are in Prineville, Oregon; Altoona, Iowa; Forest City, North Carolina; and Lulea, Sweeden. The Fort Worth data centre will be cooled using outdoor air instead of energy intensive air conditioners. The facility will be powered by 100 percent renewable energy, thanks to 200 MW of new wind energy being brought to the Texas grid in partnership with Citigroup Energy, Alterra Power and Starwood Energy. Construction on the wind farm has begun on a 17,000 acre site in

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