A pending budget proposal could ease the financial strain on an advanced manufacturing research center outside of Petersburg and create a new research facility driven by powerful computers and high-speed internet outside of Richmond.
A new development plan for the megasite location in Chesterfield calls for a solar farm and a data center to be built on the property where a previous proposal was withdrawn last year amid sharp opposition from residents.
Facebook expects to break ground early next year on the second phase of its eastern Henrico County data center development, which will total more than 2 million square feet when completed late in 2020, the company said Wednesday.
The privacy debate raging in policy and corporate circles can feel distant in rural western North Carolina, but Forest City plays an unusual role: It is home to a massive Facebook data center, one of just four such digital attics in the United States.
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Facebook’s decision to build a new data center in Henrico County has whetted the county’s appetite for high-tech economic development projects and potential tax breaks to lure them.
One of the most exciting days in Henrico County’s history was rooted firmly in 21st-century technology.
The project would create thousands of jobs during construction and more than 100 full-time jobs in a data center of more than 970,000 square feet.
Dominion Energy, engaged in an increasingly bitter public relations battle over a proposed transmission line to power an Amazon data center expansion in Prince William County, says the need for the project hasn’t gone away.
A dozen core state agencies once again have a backup computer network in case a disaster knocked out service at Virginia’s main data center in Chester.
Virginia warned Tuesday that its computer network could shut down in a disaster unless a Richmond court grants emergency relief to force Northrop Grumman to allow access to a data center in Southwest Virginia.
For the better part of three years, furor has steadily mounted over a proposed 230-kilovolt transmission line and associated electrical infrastructure that Dominion Energy wants to build in Prince William County, primarily to power an Amazon data center expansion but also, it says, to improve reliability and electrical service in the area.
In a case of Virginia’s future ambitions colliding with its Civil War legacy, a neighborhood of mostly elderly African-American homeowners is being threatened by plans for a 38-acre computer data center that will be built nearby.
Microsoft to expand in Southside Va.
Microsoft Corp. plans to invest $251.6 million to expand its data center in Mecklenburg County.
For the third time, Microsoft will expand its facility in Mecklenburg County and with it comes 90 new jobs.