renewable energy

Telus Plans to Use 100% Renewable Energy by 2025

Telus has today reaffirmed its "social purpose goals" for 2022 and beyond, detailing how it would tackle issues Canadians are facing today and in the future. The carrier says it wants to inspire Canadians, customers, team members, and retirees across the country "to join us in creating a friendlier future for generations to come.” Telus...

Over 110 Apple Supply Partners Moving to 100% Renewable Energy

Apple has today announced in a press release that more than 110 of its manufacturing partners around the globe are moving to 100% renewable energy for their Apple production, with nearly 8 gigawatts of planned clean energy set to come online. Last July, the company unveiled its plan to become carbon neutral across its entire...

Apple Working to Overhaul Renewable Energy Market in Taiwan

Apple is leading the way in overhauling the renewable energy market in Taiwan, where the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), iPhone maker’s key chip supplier, has committed to procure all of their energy from renewable sources by 2030 at Apple’s urging (via Quartz). Greening its supply chain is crucial to Apple's goal to have a net-zero...

Apple Says It is Now Powered by 100 Percent Renewable Energy Worldwide [u]

Apple has announced today its global facilities are now powered with 100 percent clean energy, which includes retail stores, offices, data centers and co-located facilities in 43 countries, which includes the U.S., UK, China and India. The company also says nine more manufacturing partners have committed to power all Apple production with 100 percent clean energy,...

Apple to Build a New Data Center in Denmark

Apple has today announced that it will build a new data center in Denmark, its second in the Nordic country, that will cost approximately $921 million and run entirely on renewable energy, Reuters is reporting. "We're thrilled to be expanding our data center operations in Denmark, and investing in new sources of clean power," Erik Stannow, Nordic manager...

Apple Issues a Second Billion-Dollar Green Bond to Fund Renewable Energy

Apple is not only the first US technology company but also the first and largest US corporation to issue green bonds. The company’s green bond issue aims to reduce climate change hazards through the adoption of renewable sources of energy and driving its energy efficiency, usage of safer materials, and preservation of precious resources. Now, according...

Apple Pledges to Stop Mining Minerals to Make iPhones

Apple has one of the most aggressive sustainability and recycling programs in tech, but it still pulls plenty of metals and toxic rare-earth materials out of the ground to make iPhones, iPads, Macbooks, and other products. Now, according to a new report from The Verge, Apple has said it aims to make all of its iPhones, iPads...

3 More Apple Suppliers to Solely Rely on Renewable Energy

Apple has announced that three more of its component suppliers have made the pledge to solely use renewable power, bringing the total number of Apple suppliers seeking to use just renewable power to seven. Apple executive Lisa Jackson revealed in an interview with Bloomberg that Compal Electronics Inc., Sunwoda Electronic Co. and Biel Crystal Manufactory Ltd. have recently...

Apple Supplier Ibiden Commits to 100% Renewable Energy in Japan

Apple announced today in a press release that Ibiden, a Japanese component supplier, has pledged to power all its Apple manufacturing with 100 percent renewable energy. [caption id="attachment_201883" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Image courtesy of Apple[/caption] With the Japanese company planning to invest in more than 20 new renewable energy facilities, including one of the largest floating solar photovoltaic...

Apple Hopes their Green Energy Model is Replicated by Others

Apple has followed the example of Walmart, Google, and others and created an energy subsidiary allowing it to become a wholesale seller of electricity, although the main customer is itself. The motives, the New York Times says, may be both economic and environmental. This move allows Apple to reduce the cost of its electricity load,...