30 Apr '17, 8pm

Apple Agrees to Buy Solar Power From Buffett’s Nevada Utility https://t.co/YSW0nTuAg0

Apple Agrees to Buy Solar Power From Buffett’s Nevada Utility https://t.co/YSW0nTuAg0

Apple Inc. agreed to buy the output from a proposed 200-MW solar farm in Nevada to help power a data center in Reno. NV Energy Inc., a Las Vegas-based utility owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Energy Co., plans to seek approval for the power-purchase agreement from the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, according to a statement Wednesday. Terms weren’t disclosed. Techren Solar LLC is building the project, NV Energy spokeswoman Jennifer Schuricht said in an e-mail. It’s expected to be complete by early 2019. Apple has set a goal of getting all of its power worldwide from renewable sources, and has already reached that goal in 23 countries, according to its website. It’s one of a growing number of large companies , especially technology companies including Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google that have arranged deals to buy clean energy from utilities or d...

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