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Facebook's New Data Center In Alabama Will Be Powered By Solar Farms

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Facebook's turning to renewable energy to power up their new data center in Alabama. The data center will run on 100 percent clean energy from the largest solar installations to be built in Tennessee and Alabama. 

In a statement released this week, The Tennessee Valley Authority, a U.S. government agency that provides electricity to almost 10 million people in parts of seven southeastern states, said that First Solar Inc. and NextEra Energy Inc. have been selected to build the installations.