Apple partners with eBay, Samsung and Sprint in Texas wind farm deal
What you need to know
- Apex Clean Energy has announced that Apple is part of a joint agreement to purchase power from a new wind farm.
- The White Mesa Wind Project is in Crockett County, Texas.
- The agreement also includes eBay, Samsung and Sprint.
Apex Clean Energy has announced that Apple, along with eBay, Samsung and Sprint, has formed a joint agreement to purchase power from its brand new wind farm in Crockett County, Texas.
The White Mesa Wind Project will provide 75 megawatts of clean energy to the group, of which Apple is the largest purchaser. The press release stated:
In response Apple's Lisa Jackson said:
Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the story is that it seems that Apple was the driving force behind bringing together the companies involved in the agreement, which would suggest that Apple is concerned not just with its own operations and supply chains, but that of the entire industry.
Apple launched a China Clean Energy fund in 2018, and has built several wind farms in the region since. Apple now runs exclusively on 100% renewable energy.
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