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Facebook sheds some light on the wind farm and data center it’s building in Iowa

Nov. 14, 2013
Facebook's new data center in Iowa will have a distinctly green twist

While the Facebook data center now being built in Altoona, Iowa, won’t technically be powered by electricity from the wind farm the company is building with MidAmerican Energy & RPM Access in Wellsburg, Iowa, the 138MW of power the wind farm will produce is more than the data center will require to operate. Details