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

At least some portion of electricity consumed by the future Facebook data center in Richmond, Virginia, will be offset by solar energy generated by plants the utility that serves the area is planning to build in the Commonwealth. Facebook will be ...and more »

Facebook to build $1B data center in VA - Construction Dive

Social media giant Facebook will build a $1 billion data center in Henrico County, VA, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Of that investment, $750 million will go toward construction and the remaining $250 million will be used for solar ...and more »

Facebook to Power Virginia Data Center With Dominion Solar Farms - Bloomberg

Facebook Inc. agreed to power a 1 million-square foot data center it's building near Richmond, Virginia, with solar energy from Dominion Resources Inc. Dominion plans to build multiple solar installations in the state to supply the electricity ...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 »

Facebook, Dominion reach a deal for Virginia solar - pv magazine USA

The project for the social media behemoth, at full build-out, will have 300 MW of capacity at several off-site locations. Facebook will use 130 MW to power its own facility. October 6, 2017 Frank Andorka · Installations · Utility-scale PV · North ...and more »

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

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 »

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

A deal that took state and local economic leaders three years to grow has finally bore fruit. Flanked by state and regional leaders in the Jefferson Room at the State Capitol, Gov. Terry McAuliffe formally announced at press conference Thursday that ...and more »

Facebook Comes to Richmond, Boosting Green Energy Options in Virginia - Data Center Frontier (blog)

Facebook is coming to Richmond, and bringing tons of solar energy with it, a development that could provide data centers across the state with improved access to renewable energy. The social networking giant will build a new data center campus near ...and more »

Dominion plan for solar facilities key to Facebook project - Richmond.com

Gov. Terry McAuliffe (center) announced the Facebook project for Henrico County on Thursday at the state Capitol. The Facebook deal is tied to Dominion Energy's plan to build $250 million in solar facilities in Virginia. Facebook will need plenty of ...and more »

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

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 Airport. A renewable energy tariff agreement with Dominion Energy will lead to hundreds of ...and more »