These days the need to be green is essential and multi nationals such as Apple Inc have taken stock!
A year ago Apple was widely criticised by Greenpeace for heavily relying on electricity from coal plants. They ranked the company in their report “How green is your cloud?” and after researching 14 Companies Apple came 12th in its efforts to conserve the environment.
As a result of this report green Apple invested in a huge solar array in North Carolina. By taking biogas from local landfills it is able to supply Bloom Energy Server fuel cells with energy.
Apple was even praised by Gary Cook, (Senior IT analyst at Greenpeace) saying that Apple’s announcement shows that it has made real progress in its commitment to lead the way to a clean energy future.
The largest operation centres situated in Ireland, Germany and two in California are now 100% powered by renewable resources.
In cooperation with the Duke University, Apple also develops renewable biogas resources including hog farm biogas additionally to landfill gas among others.
As an environmentally focused company 4pm appreciate companies who decrease their carbon-emission footprint. With reputable organisations like Apple we hope all Companies will follow trend and work towards a greener future.