“While companies from China dominate solar panel production, Apple has opted to partner with an American company to help build its forthcoming solar farm in North Carolina,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.
“Leaf Solar Power, a renewable energy company based out of Lake Worth, Fla., is working with Apple on a new solar farm that will power its $1 billion data center, according to a person familiar with the ongoing project,” Hughes reports. “Leaf Solar’s involvement in Apple’s North Carolina solar farm may be the the company’s largest and most lucrative partnership yet, as Leaf’s official LinkedIn page notes that it specializes in residential and ‘small’ commercial projects in South Florida.”
Hughes reports, “More details on the solar farm will surface when Apple decides to formally apply for a building permit — a process that could also expose the full extent of Leaf Solar’s involvement in the project.”
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