Commercial, Sourcing Renewables - March 29, 2022
Meta Selects Missouri For New Sustainable Data Center
Meta, formerly Facebook, is building its newest hyperscale data center in Kansas City, Missouri The nearly 1 million-square-foot facility, located in the Golden Plains Technology Park, will be supported by 100% renewable energy.
"Meta is excited to call Kansas City our new home. It stands out with so much to offer - good access to infrastructure and fiber, a strong pool of talent for both construction and operations, and more than anything, great community partners," said Darcy Nothnagle, Director of Community and Economic Development at Meta in a statement. "Meta is committed to being a good neighbor and investing in the long-term vitality of the region for years to come."
Meta will invest more than $800 million to build the data center, calling it “one of the most sustainable data centers in the world.” The data center is expected to be operational in 2024.