The AppleBloom Energy Server Phase 2 Fuel Cell System is a 5,200kW energy storage project located in North Carolina, US.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses fuel cells as its storage technology. The project was commissioned in 2013.


The Apple-Bloom Energy Server Phase 2 Fuel Cell System is owned by Apple (100%).

The key applications of the project are on-site power and back up.

Contractors involved

Apple and Bloom Energy have delivered the battery energy storage project.

Additional information

In 2012, Apple installed 24 “Bloom Energy Server” units at its North Carolina data center, configured to convert biogas from a nearby landfill into 4.8 MW of energy. Another 26 fuel cells were added six months later to bring total output to 10 MW.


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