Reports are circulating that President Volodymyr Zelensky is seeking to attract hyperscalers into Ukraine, following Zelensky meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook regarding the tech giant’s expansion into the country. However, the president’s plans to expand Ukraine’s data center footprint appear t...
Region: North Carolina Data Center Corridor
State: North Carolina
Country: United States
Region: North America
Total Building SqFt: 526,000
Total Power: 100.0 Megawatts
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.