Thursday, September 15, 2016

Facebook Picks New Mexico for 7th Data Center

Facebook will build its 7th global data center in Los Lunas, New Mexico.

The company's other data centers are in Prineville (Oregon), Forest City (North Carolina), LuleƄ (Sweden), Altoona (Iowa), Fort Worth (Texas), and Clonee (Ireland).

The new facility, which will be powered by 100% renewable energy, will be one of the most energy-efficient data centers in the world.

  • Los Lunas is located about 40 km (25 miles) south of Albuquerque at an elevation of 1,480 meters (4,856 ft).