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These facilities will have the lowest environmental impact yet for an Apple data centre.

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  • It's not an idiom or phrase. yet means until now, for refers to out of all [data centres] – blgt Feb 24 '15 at 10:42
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    A rewrite is possible (though stylistically inferior): These facilities will have, for an Apple data centre, the lowest environmental impact yet. – Edwin Ashworth Feb 24 '15 at 10:48
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    Based on an inadequate/ incorrect parsing of the sentence. – Kris Feb 24 '15 at 11:14
  • The yet tags on to lowest (lowest yet = lowest so far) -- the rest of the story you know. – Kris Feb 24 '15 at 11:15
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    In that sentence "yet for" does not constitute a semantic unit. The words are merely next to each other. – Robusto Feb 24 '15 at 12:11
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These facilities will have the lowest environmental impact yet for an Apple data centre.

Yet is an adverb qualifying the lowest environmental impact.

It means so far / up to this moment

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