Facebook data center in Forth Worth, Texas (Image: Facebook video)

Video: Inside the New Facebook Data Center in Texas

Fort Worth Data Center Grand Opening

We are thrilled to be online and serving traffic. From groundbreaking to grand opening, it has been an incredible journey in Fort Worth — and we shared that journey in this video.

Posted by Fort Worth Data Center on Friday, May 5, 2017

 

The newest $1 billion Facebook data center came online last week in Fort Worth, Texas. This is only the first building on what will eventually become a sprawling data center campus.

Construction of the second and third buildings has already started, with fourth and fifth coming in the future, the Fort Worth data center site manager KC Timmons wrote in a blog post.

Just last week the company filed for permits for a 500,000-square foot addition to the campus.

The facility is powered by a 200MW wind project Facebook brought online together with Citigroup Energy, Alterra Power Corporation, and Starwood Energy Group.

Everything about Facebook data centers here: The Facebook Data Center FAQ

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