Meta has signed a PPA with BP to source renewable energy from an upcoming a 134MWdc (107MWac), 675-acre Arche Solar farm project in Ohio, developed by BP 50:50 joint-venture partner and subsidiary Lightsource BP. The social media company will reportedly receive 100% of the power from the site...
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Facebook is in the process of building a data center in Tietgenbyen south of Odense, and soon the American giant is also in the process of building another Danish data center at Esbjerg.
The initiative is called "Project Ember". Facebook acquired approximately two million square meters of land between the Esbjerg motorway and the village of Andrup.
In a consortium with the Irish operator Aqua Comms, both Facebook and Google are creating the HAVFRUE cable, a 7,000-kilometer-long transatlantic submarine cable. Havfrue is the Norwegian word for Mermaid. The cable will connect the Esbjerg area to New Jersey.