In San Francisco, California—Apple will spend almost $850 million on a solar energy project, potentially generating enough power for their new corporate headquarters, retail stores, and other facilities in California.
This will make Apple the largest consumer of energy from this new solar facility. Constructed on 2,900 acres in rural Monterrey County, south of San Francisco Bay, the facility will have the capacity of 280 megawatts.
CEO Tim Cook said in an investment conference that this project reflects Apple’s concern for climate change.
The project will begin later in the year and finished by the end of 2016.
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