In Solar Buzz

By José Rojo Martín for PV Tech

Facebook has clinched its second major solar move in the space of a few hours, securing 122MW worth of capacity for its Eagle Mountain data centre.

First Solar will build a solar farm at Iron County, in Utah’s southwest, to power the technology giant’s facility based some 200 miles north.

Construction of Cove Mountain 2 is slated to start in late 2019 and lead to commercial launch during 2020, First Solar said in a statement on Thursday.

The PV plant will incorporate the firm’s Series 6 modules, which marked their large-scale debut with another US project – 280MW California Flats – earlier in May.

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