Utilities plan two 50MW solar plants for Facebook’s Los Lunas data center

Nov 27, 2018 | Posted by admin

As Facebook’s $1bn data center expansion in Los Lunas steams ahead, a joint venture established by several New Mexico utilities is planning to build two 50MW solar farms to power the facility.

NM Renewable Development (NMRD), made up of subsidiaries of American Electric Power and local provider PNM Resources, said the generation plants will represent a total investment of $70m. They will be built one at a time; the first is expected to be operational at the end of next year, while the second is planned for June 2020....

Source: DataCenterDynamics.com

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