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2017
Apple to Build 200 Megawatts of Solar Energy in Nevada Through NV Energy Partnership

Apple to Build 200 Megawatts of Solar Energy in Nevada Through NV Energy Partnership

26 Jan 2017


Apple and Nevada energy company NV Energy today announced a new agreement that will see the two partnering to build 200 megawatts of additional solar energy in Nevada by 2019, which will support Apple's data center in Reno, Nevada. 

NV Energy will soon enter into a power purchase agreement for the solar power plant, and in the future, Apple will dedicate up to five megawatts of power to NV's upcoming subscription solar program. 

Apple has expanded its Reno data center multiple times over the course of the last few years, and is working on a second data center at the same location. Apple's data centers, including the Reno center, are powered by renewable energy, much of which is derived from solar panel farms located nearby the centers. 

Apple started building a Reno solar farm back in 2013, and will now expand on it.

Source: macrumors


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