Gallery: Apple to Build Solar Farm to Power North Carolina Data Center

 

Apple just applied for permits to build a solar farm on 171 acres of land near their Maiden, North Carolina data center. Though the company isn’t releasing any official information about the project, the data center in question has been railed by the media for being run on cheap dirty coal. If the entire vacant lot is transformed into a solar energy production field it has the capability of providing the data center with 25 to 35 megawatts of clean, renewable electricity.

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  1. sunstar November 5, 2011 at 1:39 pm

    Excellent.
    Bravo Apple…the conversions to renewable and especially solar are so intuitive
    elan star Hawaii

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