Gov. Nathan Deal made official the news first reported by Atlanta Business Chronicle that the social networking behemoth picked metro Atlanta for its ninth U.S. data center — 12th overall. Deal said Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) picked Newton County for its renewable energy options.
The 100 percent renewable energy will likely be solar. Facebook is expected to initially invest $750 million…
Atlanta Business Journal
New Georgia Facebook data center to be powered entirely by renewable energy