Facebook will build a new Data Center Campus in Illinois

Jul 02, 2020 | Posted by admin

Facebook has announced that it will build a new data center campus in DeKalb Illinois

The DeKalb Data Center facts:
  • The campus is on 505 acres located on Route 23 and Gurler Road.
  • The Facebook-owned land can accommodate five buildings, and two will be completed by 2022.
  • The five buildings will be a total of 907,000 square feet
  • This Facebook's 12th data center campus in the U.S.
  • It will be supported by 100% renewable energy and will use 80% less water than the average data center. It will also be LEED Gold certified when completed
  • About 1,000 construction workers are expected to begin working on the facility and about 100 workers will work in the facility when it's complete.

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