Facebook announces $800M solar-powered data center in Mesa

Facebook announced today it will build a $800 million solar-powered data center on the old GM proving grounds in Mesa.  According to Facebook, the data center will be powered completely by solar power. It will also add 450 megawatts per year to the city’s solar grid.  The massive data center will bring around 100 high-paying … Read more

Phoenix chipmaker changes name, focuses on sustainability

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ON Semiconductor, one of Arizona’s largest public companies, now goes by a new name. onsemi (Nasdaq: ON) is the refreshed name of the semiconductor brand, which hopes to evolve and establish itself as the leading provider of intelligent power and sensing technologies.  The company is also focused on contributing to a sustainable ecosystem through innovative … Read more