You always hear that tech companies are always spending millions and millions of dollars for advancement and growth. But Apple now does something new.
According to a report of Oregon Live, Apple will go to invest $87 million on water. This company will spend this amount of money on water storage facility to cool down their data centres.
Apple has two data centres in the Prineville area of Oregon. These data centres require a big amount of water to keep them cool. A report states that Apple had consumed nearly 28 million gallons of water in 2016.
Lisa Jackson, the vice president of Apple’s environmental initiatives, said, “The Prineville project will support the company’s own needs while increasing the availability of clean, sustainable water as the community prepares for the impacts of climate change.”
The water storage facility is assumed to be ready by 2021. The company also invests more than $1 billion for the Oregon facility in the last couple of years.
According to another report by CultofMac, Apple had chosen this place because of the low cost of land and tax benefits. Besides, the climate of the area is cool that keeping the data centres cool. Facebook also has a data centre in this area.
In other related news, it has been said that Apple faces a lot of pressures because of its low sales in India.
According to A Wall Street Journal, the company executives will meet Indian Government officials soon. The high price is one of the main reason that Apple hasn’t done well in this year in India.
A report states that Apple’s executives will expect to meet to Indian Government officials in January 2019 in Davos.