Commercial, Solar - July 27, 2023
Meta Adds Solar in Texas
Tech giant Meta is adding a 240 MWac (321 MWdc) solar farm in Falls County, Texas, that will supply clean, renewable energy to power its operations in the region.
Avangrid, a sustainable energy company and member of the Iberdrola Group, announced the start of construction of the solar project, named True North.
Since 2020, Meta’s global operations have been supported by 100% renewable energy. The True North project will support Meta’s upcoming data center in neighboring Temple, their second data center facility in Texas.
True North, Avangrid’s first solar farm in Texas, is expected to reach commercial operations by early 2025.
"We are very excited to announce this milestone, which reflects our unwavering commitment to advancing the clean energy transition and building a more sustainable future for all," said Pedro Azagra, Avangrid CEO, in a statement. "With projects like True North, we continue our mission of helping the country meet its ambitious energy goals, while also creating quality jobs and strengthening our local economies."