Apple’s Ongoing Investment in Solar Energy

On Feb. 10th, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced a massive new investment by the company in solar energy: an $850 million installation that will cover 1,300 acres in Monterey County, California. Apple is partnering with First Solar—the nation’s biggest utility-scale installer—on the project, which will produce enough power to supply 60,000 Californian homes, Cook said.

Cook made the announcement during a Goldman Sachs technology conference, and First Solar’s stocks shot up this afternoon on the news:Screen Shot 2015-02-22 at 20.00.36

But here’s a video about Apple’s earlier investment in solar energy in Maiden North Carolina.

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