Apple looks to double its N.C. biogas fuel cell farm
Apple’s Maiden, N.C., data center could have up to 50 fuel cells running on renewable biogas.
Ten megawatts of electricity is enough energy to power more than 6,000 homes. It is also the same amount of electricity that Apple is looking to produce with its biogas fuel cell project at its North Carolina data center.
The tech giant has filed a request with the N.C. Utilities Commission to double the size of its local fuel cell farm, according to the Charlotte Observer.
Currently, the data center has enough fuel cells to pump out 4.8 megawatts of electricity. Apple is asking to…
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