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By David Cohen on Jun. 3, 2015 - 9:00 AM Facebook’s data center in Altoona, Iowa, continued its rapid growth pace, as the social network announced that work will begin on a third building this summer. Plans for the second building on the site were revealed last April, and the data center went online last November.
… Facebook announced Friday that its data center in Altoona, Iowa, is now online and handling live traffic. The Altoona data center is cooled by 100 percent outside air and powered by 100 percent renewable energy, the latter due to a wind energy project in nearby Wellsburg. Site manager Brice Towns said in a note on the Altoona Data Center page…