Tech giants like Apple have made big pledges when it comes to going green and introducing net-zero and water-positive targets. However, when it comes to their wider supply chains, it turns out they're not so green. According to a recent report from Greenpeace, on average, 77% of technology man...
Region: North Carolina Data Center Corridor
State: North Carolina
Country: United States
Region: North America
Total Building SqFt: 526,000
Total Power: ??? NN
The Apple's North Carolina campus is 183-acres has a 505,000 sqft facility as well as a smaller 21,000 sqft "tactical data center.
Apple has built three solar farms, each valued at around $10 million, as well as a 10-megawatt fuel cell installation, valued at least at $4 million. One solar farm is across the street from the Maiden data center, while the second solar farm is in Conover and the 3rd farm is in Claremont.
The 200-acre array of photovoltaic solar panels serves as a supplement to its utility power feed from Duke Energy as well as fuel cells from Bloom Energy that use biogas from nearby landfills to generate electricity. Apple says its generation facilities at the Maiden NC facility produce enough on-site renewable energy to power 14,000 homes.