Tag Archive: Renewable


Two Apple Earth Day Ads Highlight Renewable Energy & Liam the Robot

Apple has released two new commercials for Earth Day. The first advertisement emphasizes the companies renewable energy efforts to power servers, and the other second ad focuses on recycling iPhones with the help of a robot. The commercials are embedded below for easy viewing. iMessage – Renewable Energy The iMessage commercial focuses on the fact … Read More

Tim Cook calls on rivals to copy Apple (on renewable energy)

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple CEO Tim Cook is urging competitors to copy Apple in the fight against climate change. Speaking today at the BoxWorks 2015 conference at Moscone Center here, Cook said Apple’s rivals should copy its efforts to run their operations entirely on renewable energy. “We are very focused on the environment,” he said. […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Apple Stores will soon run on 100% renewable energy

Hearing an Apple executive talk about their work in a relaxed setting is pretty unusual stuff, but that’s what happened earlier this week when Lisa Jackson, Apple’s VP of Environmental Initiatives, spoke as part of Fortune’s Brainstorm Green conference. The…

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Apple makes another environmental hire in quest for renewable energy

Apple has made another interesting hire in the form of Bobby Hollis, a former vice president of NV Energy who will serve as the company’s new Senior Renewable Energy Manager. The appointment took place earlier this year, while Hollis took…

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Apple’s Data Centers Now Running On 100% Renewable Energy

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Following heavy complaints from activist groups like Greenpeace, Apple announced last year that all of its data centers would be powered by 100% renewable energy by 2013.

Apple just updated their Environmental Policies webpage to report that as of now, all its data centers are running on 100% renewable energy.

As reported by Bloomberg, all the company’s data centers run on either, solar, wind, or geothermal energy rather than coal  [Read More…]

Apple Pledges 100% Renewable Energy Use at N.C. Data Center

It’s a bold pledge from Apple, but one that will pacify a number of environmental activist groups targeting Apple of late over the company’s purported irresponsible use of energies that aren’t as “clean” as some alternative choices.

Apple, however, said today that it now plans to power its main U.S. data center completely from renewable energy. This reality will come not in ten years from now or even five. Apple, incredibly, will achieve this outcome before  [Read More…]