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Facebook declared intention to construct a solar power station in Texas

Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that's believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation.
Boston-based renewable energy developer Longroad Energy recently announced it was partnering with the social media giant on the $416 million project.
It comes as Menlo Park, California-based Facebook is finishing construction of a data center near Albuquerque.