Facebook disclose the carbon footprint of their new LLaMA models

Facebook used 2.6 million KWh hours of electricity and emitted 1,000 tons of CO2 when developing their new LLaMA models.

Kasper Groes Albin Ludvigsen

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Facebook recently released four new language models called LLaMA, which outperform GPT-3 — ChatGPT’s underlying language model — on a number of tasks.

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Kasper Groes Albin Ludvigsen

I write about LLMs, time series forecasting, sustainable data science and green software engineering