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Irish court rejects appeal against $1 billion Apple data center
November 1, 2017 / 11:01 AM / 21 days ago

Irish court rejects appeal against $1 billion Apple data center

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland’s High Court on Wednesday rejected an appeal against Apple’s plans to build an 850 million euro ($1 billion)data center in Ireland, clearing the way for the project to proceed.

FILE PHOTO: The Apple logo is seen on the facade of the new Apple Store in Paris, France, January 5, 2017. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo

A judge said there were no grounds to appeal after some residents objected on environmental grounds.

Apple in February 2015 announced plans to build the data center in a rural location in the west of Ireland to take advantage of rich green energy sources nearby.

Reporting By Conor Humphries. Writing by Andrew MacAskil

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