Silicon Ranch has agreed to build a 107-megawatt solar project to power the Facebook data center in Newton County, Ga. Silicon Ranch, the U.S. solar platform for Shell and one of the largest independent solar power producers in the country, contracted with Walton Electric Membership Corporati...
Country: United States
Region: North America
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Facebook's data center in Social Circle just East of Atlanta is under construction and will be ready in 2020. It will be powered by 100 percent clean and renewable energy and cooled using outside air.
The data complex will rise at Stanton Springs near the Shire pharmaceutical plant along I-20, about 40 miles east of Atlanta. Facebook is expected to invest $750 million over the next five years. It will be operational in 2020.
- 102.5 megawatt solar farm in Blakely came online in 2019
- 107 megawatt "Snipesville II in Denton, GA expected to come online in 2021