07 Mar '12, 8pm

Update: More Details on Apple's NC Solar Farm: One month after revealing plans for a big solar project at its n...

Last month Apple disclosed plans to partly power its giant new data farm in Maiden, NC, with a 20 megawatt (MW) solar system. (Also part of the plan is a smaller fuel cell system, possibly supplied by Bloom Energy ). Today, the San Jose Mercury News picked up on a new filing with the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) that lays out more details about the proposed 100-acre project, including size, possible cost, and the main technology supplier. Some of the information is blocked as confidential — including maps and photographs of the site, projected costs, anticipated kilowatt and kilowatt/hour outputs (on- and off-peak), and terms of the electricity sale agreement — but here's what we can glean from the publicly available NCUC documents (filed under "SP-1642/Sub 0"): Size and scope: The proposed 100-acre solar farm (total site is 121.47 acres), dubbed "Project Dol...

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