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Facebook Data Centers Push for Renewable Energy

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SUGAR LAND--November 17, 2017--Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) (Menlo Park, California) is committed to using only renewable energy for its data centers. As demand for social media, instant messaging and smart-device access to electronic data continues to rise, so does the need for ever-larger data centers to handle the increased network traffic. One of the most important factors in data-center construction is the availability of large amounts of electricity to power the many computer servers, data-storage media and other necessary equipment.

Within this article: Details on some of Facebook's renewable-based power-generation facilities for its data centers.

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