Why Isn’t Wind As Sexy As Solar?
Original story at Fast Company• 6 mentions • 5 months ago
Fast Company 5 months ago
When employees begin to move into Apple Park, Apple’s new 175-acre campus in Cupertino, California, next month, they’ll be walking into one of the largest on-site solar energy installations in the world. The park will be powered by 100% renewable energy; a 17-megawatt rooftop solar installation is its crowning jewel. Take a low-flying aerial tour of Silicon Valley, and you’ll see no shortage of solar panels glinting on roofs: Microsoft installed what was then Silicon Valley’s largest solar panel system in 2006, and since then companies like Oracle and Facebook have followed suit, spending millions of dollars to add rooftop ...