Posted May 24, 2021
The Tennessee Valley Authority and Facebook announced on Wednesday that the social media giant and public power provider will partner and build a 150-megawatt solar farm in Millington.
A 150-megawatt solar farm will be built on 1,200 to 1,400 acres in Millington. The farm's electricity will largely serve a Facebook data center in Gallatin. The pictured farm is on the south side of Walnut Grove at Shelby Farms Park.
The solar farm will largely offset the electric demand of a Facebook data center in Gallatin, the companies said in a news release. Of its 150 megawatts, 110 will be accounted for by Facebook.
TO READ THE FULL STORY
Only B2BAmericanSoutheast.com members have access to curated Southeast news for technology, fintech, growth and exporting specifically for the 27 major cities in the regional states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. It’s about the executives and the decisions that result in the business activities that make the American Southeast the strong economic powerhouse – even stronger. Subscribe now!