July 8 -- Facebook Inc. set a goal of running half its operations with clean energy by the
end of 2018, and eventually expects to reach 100 percent.
Facebook is also planning to build a data center in Fort Worth, Texas, that will run solely
on renewable energy, the Menlo Park, California-based company said on its website Tuesday.
A growing number of technology companies are turning to clean energy to run data centers and other sites that consume significant amounts of power. Google Inc. gets 35 percent of its
power from renewable sources, as do all of Apple Inc.’s data centers, according to their
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