Facebook's First Green Data Center, low carbon hydroelectric power

The official Facebook press releases are coming out this morning on Facebook's first green data center in Luluea, Sweden.

Facebook Will Cool Its First European Data Center for Free in Sweden

PCWorldPeter Sayer‎15 minutes ago‎
Facebook has begun building a data center in Lulea, Sweden, where it will benefit from cheap electricity and year-round free air cooling, the company announced Thursday. The data center will be Facebook's first in Europe, ...

Facebook to build massive Arctic data centre in Sweden

AFP‎26 minutes ago‎
STOCKHOLM — Facebook announced Thursday that it would immediately begin building a massive data centre -- its third globally and first in Europe -- in the Swedish town of Luleaa, near the Arctic Circle. "After a rigorous review process of sites across ...

Facebook likes Sweden for first Europe server site

ReutersPatrick LanninDavid Hulmes‎30 minutes ago‎
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Social networking site Facebook is to build its first data center outside the United States in the northern Swedish town of Lulea, awarding an initial construction contract of $121 million, the companies said on Thursday....

Facebook plans huge server farm in Sweden: Report

IBNLive.com‎7 hours ago‎
AP Stockholm: Facebook plans to build a large server farm in northern Sweden near the Arctic Circle, taking advantage of the chilly climate to keep its equipment cool, a Swedish newspaper reported on Wednesday. The Norrbottens Kuriren newspaper said ...

The news started yesterday when Telegraph UK scooped the news.

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Facebook to build massive Arctic data centre in Sweden
‎26 minutes ago‎AFP
Facebook to build server farm: Q&A
‎20 hours ago‎Telegraph.co.uk


I'll be at the Facebook Open Compute project for the rest of the day and we'll see what other Facebook news breaks today.


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