I'm excited to announce that Apple is making an initial investment of $1.3 billion in Waukee to build our newest data center.
'll be powered completely, 100% by renewable energy.
Just like all of our US facilities, and 96% of our facilities throughout the world.>>
>> This facility will create hundreds of jobs for people in Iowa, from construction to engineering. Data centers, like this new facility, are critical to Apple's operations. And they make up the backbone of America's innovation infrastructure.
And this new data center will play a very important role in the App Store's continued success. And as the App Store grows, we look forward to growing in Iowa. As our economy evolves, is it driven more and more by high tech and high skills. It's even more important for companies like Apple to help build a future for everyone.