• Facebook Data Center in Altoona, Iowa, Getting Third Building

    … the Wellsburg wind farm, as tracked by renewable energy certificates. This wind farm adds 140 megawatts of new renewable energy to the grid and is enough to match our projected load. We’ve built the Altoona data center to be efficient and sustainable. Like our other data centers, Altoona is cooled by 100 percent outside air and features the latest…

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  • Facebook’s Altoona, Iowa, Data Center Goes Live

    … 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…

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