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 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.


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