Apple's facilities now completely run on clean energy
Apple's facilities now completely run on clean energy
Apple's 50-megawatt solar farm east of Apple’s data centre in Mesa Arizona US
10 April, 2018, 20:28
While in Singapore, Apple says it adapted to the nation state's tiny footprint and installed solar panels on the rooftops of 800 buildings.
The California tech giant said its retail stores, offices, data centers and co-located facilities in 43 countries were operating with nonpolluting or renewable energy. Manufacturing isn't all there yet, but the company claims to have an additional nine manufacturing partners promising to power its facilities by 100 per cent renewable energy - increasing the total to 23.
It's an expensive process to embark on, too: Apple has deals with providers all around the world, and has to work around local limitations such as physical space, weather, and more.
"After years of hard work we're proud to have reached this significant milestone", Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a statement.
In March, Apple's latest Supplier Responsibility progress report for 2018 had highlighted how India supplier Wistron had achieved a Zero Waste to Landfill certification in record time.
Wynn Las Vegas' IT infrastructure is now being powered by 100 percent renewable energy.
This announcement is the culmination of years of investment in clean energy sources for all its operations worldwide. The milestone sees Apple produce 626 megawatts of clean energy globally, courtesy of 25 currently-operational energy projects.
Since 2014, all of Apple's data centres have been powered by 100 percent renewable energy. Jackson highlights how Apple has not only focused on reducing emissions but also contributed to the availability of green energy on the grid. Once built, Apple will have over 1.4GW of renewable energy generation capacity spread across 11 countries. Apple is also urging suppliers to follow its lead. Maybe instead of asking a question, we should be making demands - if your products are not made with 100% renewable energy, we won't buy them, because now, we have alternatives, thanks to Apple.
Their success flies in the face of conventional wisdom (or lack thereof) that renewable energy isn't business-friendly.
Dedicated exclusively to Wynn Las Vegas, the Wynn solar facility offsets up to 75 percent of the resort's peak power requirements.
Earlier today, Apple announced a special edition Product Red iPhone 8 and 8 Plus with a part of the proceeds going to Apple's HIV/AIDS fund.
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