Apple Breaks Ground on Two New Massive Data Centers in Oregon

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) broke ground last week on a $68 million initial phase of project to build two 338,000-square-foot data center facilities in Oregon expected to cost the vendor “hundreds of millions or billions of dollars once it’s outfitted with powerful servers to run Apple’s iCloud service,” according to a report in The Oregonian also picked up here. Apple has pledged that the new data centers will be powered entirely with renewable energy (wind, hydro, and geothermal power) purchased from local Oregon sources. According to plans filed with Crook County as detailed by The Oregoni (IT news)