Apple-led group to buy power from new wind farm in Texas

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November 5 (Renewables Now) - A group of companies led by Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) have entered into an aggregation agreement that calls for them to buy 75 MW of power from a wind park in Texas that is owned and developed by Apex Clean Energy.

Apart from Apple, the other sides in this shared energy purchase are eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY), Samsung Austin Semiconductor LLC and Sprint (NYSE:S).

The parties have agreed to buy electricity from the 500-MW White Mesa wind farm in Crockett County. Apex Clean Energy expects to have that plant up and running in 2021. The scheme envisages the installation of up to 150 turbines, according to information on the project website.

The aggregation agreement was facilitated by 3Degrees.

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