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Facebook's Prineville power use more than doubles

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Monday, July 22, 2013

Facebook's Prineville data center used 153 milllion kilowatt hours of power in 2012, more than twice what it used in 2011.

It consumed as much power as roughly 13,000 homes – more than every household in Crook County (which has 8,700 households.)

The growth in power consumption isn’t a surprise – last year was the first full year that the Prineville data center was open. And energy consumption at the site will only grow; Facebook is bringing a second 330,000-square-foot data center online this year, and building a separate “cold storage” facility on the 127-acre Prineville site.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

 

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