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Apple buys 100 acres of land for new $55m solar farm

Photo: Chandra Marsono

Photo: Chandra Marsono

The city of Claremont, North Carolina, has approved a new development that will allow Apple to build a new sustainable solar farm.

With an initial investment of $55 million, Apple’s latest solar farm will be a massive, 100-acre, 17.5-megawatt project, likely to take five years to complete.

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Second Apple Data Center Planned For North Carolina Site

Second Apple Data Center Planned For North Carolina Site

According to new plans filed with Catawba County, Apple is building a second data center near an already begun facility in Maiden, North Carolina.

The planned 21,030-square-foot data center will store server clusters, with a total cost of the 11-room building targeted at a little over $1.8 million. The permits filed include the installation of 22 air conditioners, five fans, 14 humidifiers, six electric heaters and heating ducts.

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iCloud Solar Farm And Spaceship HQ Could Push Apple Costs To $8B

iCloud Solar Farm And Spaceship HQ Could Push Apple Costs To $8B

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Apple’s massive new solar farm and their next-gen spaceship campus will boost the tech giant’s 2012 expense to $8 billion — a 73% hike over this year, one analyst told investors Monday.

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Apple Is Building At Least One Huge Solar Farm to Power Its North Carolina Data Center

Apple Is Building At Least One Huge Solar Farm to Power Its North Carolina Data Center

Apple has reportedly begun building a huge solar farm that will provide power to its data center in North Carolina. According to the report, the farm will be built on 171 acres of land, and will be situated right next door to the data center.

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