Tag: Facebook

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Facebook’s Data-Center Landlord Strikes Deal to Add Solar Power

January 29, 2019

Via: Renewable Energy News

Facebook Inc. is boosting its clean-energy efforts with a deal to help run a Virginia data center where it leases space with solar power. Digital Realty Trust Inc., which operates the facility, agreed to buy about 80 megawatts of solar […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Facebook to be powered by 100MW of solar in New Mexico

October 22, 2018

Via: PV Resources

NM Renewable Development, LLC (NMRD), a joint venture between subsidiaries of utilities PNM Resources and American Electric Power, will build two 50MW solar PV projects in New Mexico to power Facebook facilities. Last week, PNM Resources’ New Mexico utility, PNM, […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Sony lays out plans for 100 percent renewable electricity use

September 10, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

Sony is aiming to use 100 percent renewable electricity for all its business sites by 2040, the company announced on Monday. The global tech giant has also joined the RE100, a global initiative made up of some of the world’s […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Facebook just made a huge commitment on renewable energy

August 29, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

Facebook has committed to cutting its greenhouse emissions by 75 percent and powering global operations with 100 percent renewable energy by the end of 2020. In a statement Tuesday, the tech giant said it had signed contracts for more than […]

News and Policies, State

Facebook and Adobe to buy wind power from Nebraska facility

March 20, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

latest.gla.newsFacebook is to expand its use of wind energy through a new power purchase agreement with Enel Green Power North America (EGPNA). The deal, announced Monday, builds upon a previous one in which Facebook agreed to purchase the output from […]

News and Policies, State

Facebook will invest $1 billion in Virginia to build data center and ‘multiple’ solar facilities

October 6, 2017

Via: CNBC energy

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced that Facebook is set to invest over $1 billion in the U.S. state. The tech giant will invest $750 million to construct a 970,000 square foot data center in Henrico County. In addition, it […]

Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Facebook Building Data Center in Ireland

January 26, 2016

Via: Energy Manager Today

Facebook said last week that it is building a data center in the small Irish village of Clonee, which is near Dublin. The story at Venture Beat says that the facility, which will be located on a 227-acre site, will […]