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RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) The largest electric provider in New Mexico has unveiled its latest solar array, a 50-megawatt facility that was built to power Facebook's Los Lunas Data Center with renewable energy. A virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Oct.

Facebook announced on June 30 it is joining the DeKalb, Ill., community and will be building its newest data center there. The Facebook DeKalb Data Center will be among the most advanced, energy- and water-efficient data center facilities in the world, according to the company.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that's believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation and the social media giant's first direct investment in renewable energy. Boston-based renewable energy developer Longroad Energy recently announced it was partnering with Facebook on the $416 million project, just as Facebook is finishing construction of a data center near Albuquerque.

Eagle Mountain City, together with the Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) announced on May 30 that Facebook will begin construction of a 970,000 sq. ft. data center at the Sweetwater Industrial Park in Eagle Mountain, Utah.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) New Mexico's largest electricity provider is seeking state regulatory approval for power purchase agreements with two companies that would build new wind and solar farms to serve Facebook's new data center. The Public Service Co.

Facebook may soon build a new data center near Atlanta. A report from the Atlanta Business Journal said the tech giant will likely buy 400 acres in Stanton Springs, Ga., as the site for their latest campus, the Gwinnett Daily Post reported. If the deal goes through, Facebook would be investing close to $20 billion in the area over 20 years.

Facebook announced Dec. 12 that it will build two additional data centers on its Prineville, Ore. Campus. So far, the tach giant has spent more than $1 billion at this location for the construction of three enormous facilities in addition to another “cold storage” building totaling 1.2 million sq.

On Nov. 14, Gov. Susana Martinez and Facebook announced the latest expansion of the Los Lunas Data Center, bringing Facebook's total investment in the project to more than $1 billion. Facebook will add four more buildings to the Los Lunas campus, in addition to the two already under construction.

Construction has begun on a new Facebook data center in New Albany, Ohio. The one-million-sq.-ft., $750 million facility will be ready for use in 2019, NBC4i reported. The project promises to provide up to $77 million in construction jobs and wages, with up to 1,688 workers, along with $243 million in output across supply chains.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Facebook plans to build a massive new $750 million data center in central Virginia, with an energy-efficient design and a plan to boost the state's adoption of renewable power. The social media giant said on Oct. 5 that the center in Henrico County, just outside Richmond, will conserve energy by incorporating outdoor air and “direct evaporative cooling systems.”Facebook also is partnering with Dominion Energy to offset the energy used by the data center with power produced by new solar installations around the state.

Facebook plans to build a massive new $750 million data center in central Virginia, with an energy-efficient design and a plan to boost the state's adoption of renewable power. The social media giant said Thursday that the center in Henrico County, just outside Richmond, will conserve energy by incorporating outdoor air and "direct evaporative cooling systems."Facebook also is partnering with Dominion Energy to offset the energy used by the data center with power produced by new solar installations around the state.