Apple to Open Singapore Retailer Powered Solely By the Solar

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Apple will open its first retail retailer in Singapore, which will even be Southeast Asia’s first to be powered solely by photo voltaic power, officers stated Monday.

Photo voltaic power developer Sunseap Group stated in a press release that it’ll present the shop with renewable power by harnessing its methods arrange throughout 800 of the town’s rooftops from January subsequent yr.

The tech big, nevertheless, didn’t reveal the shop’s location in Singapore or the opening date, more likely to be in 2016. It additionally didn’t affirm the shop can be run by photo voltaic power, however directed media queries to the Sunseap assertion.

A Singapore authorities official additionally confirmed the enterprise.

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"Sunseap’s strategic partnership with Apple represents a brand new frontier in Singapore’s drive to make the most of extra value-aggressive renewable power," stated Goh Chee Kiong, a prime official on the authorities’s Financial Improvement Board.

All that Apple would say by way of a press release by Angela Ahrendts, a company official, is that it’s "thrilled to start hiring a group that may open our first Apple Retailer in Singapore."

With the deal, Apple would be the first firm in Singapore to run solely on renewable power. Apple’s web site lists 14 open positions for its Singapore retail retailer, starting from retailer leaders, to enterprise managers and technical assistants.

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