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Dominion Creates Clean-Energy Tariff for Facebook Data Center in Virginia - Data Center Knowledge

Companies say future $1B data center in the state will be powered by 100 percent renewable energy. Yevgeniy Sverdlik | Oct 05, 2017. At least some portion of electricity consumed by the future Facebook data center in Richmond, Virginia, will be offset ...and more »

Facebook data center depends on Virginia utility's solar plan - Southeast Energy News

SOLAR: A new Facebook data center in Virginia is tied to a $250 million solar plan by Dominion Energy, and a new tariff that must be approved by state regulators. (Richmond Times-Dispatch). OIL & GAS: U.S. Oil and natural gas operators began to stop ...and more »

New Facebook Data Center Will Log In To Va. Solar Power - Solar Industry

Dominion Energy Virginia has announced it will add new solar generation to the power grid to serve a new state-of-the-art data center Facebook plans to build in suburban Richmond, Va. Facebook announced Thursday it has selected a location in eastern ...and more »

Facebook to build $750M data center in Virginia - WTOP

Facebook's eighth data center in the U.S. will be in Virginia. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma). WASHINGTON — Facebook will invest $750 million in a new data center in Virginia's Henrico County at the White Oak Technology Park near Richmond International ...and more »

Facebook to build $1B data center in Virginia -

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks at a panel discussion lead by President Barack Obama at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016 at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif, on June 24, 2016. On Thursday, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced ...and more »

Dominion plan for solar facilities key to Facebook project -

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe formally announced Thursday at the state Capitol in Richmond that Facebook will build a data center in eastern Henrico County. DANIEL SANGJIB MIN/RTD. Facebook data center. A photo of an artist's rendering shows the ...and more »

Henrico officials excited about Facebook project's effect on business, community -

One of the most exciting days in Henrico County's history was rooted firmly in 21st-century technology. The occasion was an official announcement of Facebook Inc.'s pending arrival to Henrico at a news conference held at the state Capitol on Thursday ...and more »

Facebook invests $1 billion in Virginia - CNNMoney

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat, announced Thursday that Facebook will build its next data center in Henrico County, which is just outside Richmond. Facebook (FB) plans to invest $1 billion in the state in all. The company is putting $750 ...and more »

Henrico fended off competition in bid for Facebook data center - RichmondBizSense

Terry McAuliffe (center) is joined by Facebook's director of data center strategy Rachel Peterson (left) and head of U.S. infrastructure Reginald B. McKnight (right). (J. Elias O'Neal). A deal that took state and local economic leaders three years to ...and more »

Editorial: With Facebook, Henrico lands a big fish -

If Henrico officials pop a few corks this weekend, nobody should hold it against them. The Facebook deal they landed for an industrial site in the eastern part of the county is a huge victory. The $1 billion data-center project will go up at the White ...and more »