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Ceremony set at Google site in northeast Alabama

Ceremony set at Google site in northeast Alabama

"I'm thrilled to join with Google today as they break ground on their data center in Jackson County", said Brooks.

Construction on the $600 million facility was originally supposed to start in early 2016, then in 2017, but the project was repeatedly delayed for unknown reasons.

This morning, Google employee Lawrence (from Android Auto team) broke the good news to those complaining for about past eight months, saying the fix will be incorporated in the next Google Play Services release scheduled in June, 2018.

Almost three years after Google first announced plans to build a data center in Alabama, the search engine giant said Monday it expects to finish the first phase of the $600 million project on a portion of what was once one of TVA's biggest coal plants.

The data center has been eagerly awaited by a community hit by the loss of a power plant that, at its peak, employed hundreds of people.

Work already has been going on for weeks at the location, which includes the site of the old Widows Creek power plant. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey said.

Repurposing the Widows Creek site and committing to match 100 percent of their electricity consumption at the Alabama data center with renewable energy purchases reflects Google's longtime leadership on renewable energy.

Ceremony set at Google site in northeast Alabama

Google announced in February that it was opening or expanding offices and data centers in 14 US states. It is not immediately clear when NCLAT plans to hear Google's appeal, but a verdict in favor of CCI can have wide-ranging implications as far as online competition is concerned.

As part of this commitment, Standridge announced that Google would be donating $100,000 to the Jackson County School District for the growth and development of the region's student STEM programs.

Governor Ivey highlights Alabama's business-friendly policies as a strong draw for the corporation.

Google also said its Jackson County data center will feature state-of-the-art energy efficiency.

David Hughes, the Mayor of Bridgeport, told us it will help grow the city that has about $2,300 people. "No doubt about it - this is a game-changer for us".

Among those who once worked for TVA at Widows Creek was the father of the head of Google's head of global alliances, Nan Boden, who returned to Alabama Monday for the groundbreaking of the new data center. Dr.

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