According to the Associated Press, a powerful New Mexico regulatory authority is requiring the state’s largest utility to bill Facebook $39 million for a new transmission line construction for its data center — a move the social media giant says it was not expecting.
- What is the total cost for the transmission project for Facebook?
- What was Facebook’s response to this move by the New Mexico regulatory authority?
- Is this Facebook’s only data center?
- The contract in New Mexico was part of what type of initiative?
AP Staff. (2019). New Mexico panel surprises Facebook with $39M utility bill. Associated Press, April 18 (Retrievable online at https://apnews.com/d9396a5f9b9d4b5fa6383fbdd68f37cf )