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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 »

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 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 »

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 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 »

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 to build $1B data center in Virginia -

Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday that Facebook will build a $1 billion data center just outside Richmond, the state's capital. The center, planned to be built in eastern Henrico County, will involve $750 million in ...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 Announces New Data Center Plans for Henrico County - NBC 29 News

By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press. RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Facebook plans to build a massive new data center in Virginia. The social media giant announced Thursday that it selected a spot in Henrico County, just outside Richmond, to build a new $750 ...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 »