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Apple Goes Greener With Huge Solar Plant

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    Apple CEO Tim Cook is trying to make his company a little greener.

    The Cupertino-based technology company's environmental record has long been questioned by critics who say Apple could do a better job of being green.

    Now Apple is planning to use the power of the sun behind its massive energy-sucking data center in North Carolina.

    Apple reportedly will be a 100-acre solar spread in the state and once completed it will be the largest user-owned solar set up in the country.

    The company already spent about $1 billion to build the 500,000-square-foot data center that the new solar plant will be powering.