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.