Apple says it will spend $850 million on a massive solar energy project that will generate enough power for the computer giant’s new office campus, retail stores and its other California operations. Also Read - Apple Watch Series 7 first look: Classy with lots of health features
The tech company will be the biggest single consumer of energy from the new solar farm, which is being constructed on 1,300 acres in rural Monterey County, south of the San Francisco Bay Area where Apple is headquartered. Apple CEO Tim Cook says Apple is concerned about the threat of climate change. He noted that the company’s computer centers already are powered by various forms of renewable energy. Also Read - iPhone sales record 150 percent growth in India during Q3 2021: Report
Arizona-based First Solar Inc. is building the facility and will sell additional energy from the farm to utility Pacific Gas & Electric. Also Read - Pixel 6 vs iPhone 13 mini: Which is better between Google and Apple?