Apple may proceed to build a 850 million euro ($1 billion) data center in Ireland, the High Court ruled on Thursday, bringing relief for the government after a two-year planning delay which it feared could hurt its reputation with investors.
Apple Data Center in Ireland Gets Green Light [Report]
The High Court has given Apple's planned $1 billion data center in Ireland a green light, reports Reuters. Apple had announced plans to build the data center in west Ireland back in February of 2015 and the local council gave its permission six months later; however, a series of appeals blocked Apple from beginning work on the facility. Thousands marched in support of the project but but the appeals have significantly delayed the start of construction