Facebook opens new technology center in Arctic Circle
Facebook opened a a data centre in the Arctic Circle on Wednesday looking for expanding the social media platform.
Talking about his new venture, the Luleå data center, Zuckerberg wrote.
“The temperature in the area is below 50 degrees most days, so we use large fans to pull in the outside air to naturally cool the thousands of warm servers that line the center’s broad hallways. A dozen hydro-electric plants operate on nearby rivers, providing a reliable and renewable power source. The whole system is 10% more efficient and uses almost 40% less power than traditional data centers.”
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