“The new data center, located 15 minutes east of Reno at the emerging new Reno Technology Park, will be Apple’s fourth major server farm the United States and the third project the company has built from scratch,” Dilger reports. “The relatively small initial facility appears similar to a 21,000-square-foot secondary “tactical” structure revealed in permits at the Maiden site, as well as a 10,000-square-foot building Apple rapidly built in Oregon as soon as it acquired the land there.”
Dilger reports, “The company has 345 acres of land surrounding the building, nearly twice the area of its Prineville project, allowing for vast expansion of both data center buildings and supporting structures, including solar fields. ”
More info and photos of Apple’s facility in the full article here.
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