Apple now powered globally by '100% renewable energy' - battery energy storage

by:MERITSUN     2019-10-23
Apple now powered globally by \'100% renewable energy\'  -  battery energy storage
Apple has announced that it is currently powered by 100% renewable energy worldwide.
The "green" website includes retail stores, offices, data centers, and United
Facilities in 43 countries including the United States, Britain, China and India.
But only 23 of its thousands of suppliers have reached that promise.
The company said that an additional 85 suppliers are part of identifying commercially viable renewable energy projects, although they are unlikely to include suppliers with the largest carbon footprint.
Apple says it has cut greenhouse gas emissions since 2014. CO2e)
It is 54% kilometers away from its global facilities and has blocked nearly 2.
Carbon dioxide entering the atmosphere is 1 million metric tons.
According to Apple, the company currently has 25 operational renewable energy projects around the world, generating 626 megawatts of electricity.
It also has 15 projects under construction and will provide more than 1 project once completed.
4 gigawatts of clean renewable energy power generation in 11 countries.
Scientists at McMaster University in Canada have found that the smartphone production chain is the most damaging to the environment, in part because of their short shelf life.
These emissions come from the production of smartphones and computer processing in data centers that power their communications.
The company says it has used 100% renewable energy in its data centers since 2014.
Apple's new headquarters in Cupertino, Apple's campus, is powered by 100% renewable energy from a variety of sources, including rooftop solar installations, biogas fuel cells, and a micro-grid with battery storage.
The company said it even provided clean energy to the public grid during low occupancy.
Chief executive Tim Cook said: "We are committed to making the world a better place than we have found.
After years of hard work, we are proud to reach this important milestone.
"We will continue to advance the possibility of materials in our products, the way we recycle materials, our facilities and our cooperation with suppliers to create new creative and forward-looking renewable energy sources, because we know the future depends on it.
"By market capitalization, Apple is currently the most valuable company in the world and is currently valued at more than $ 876bn (£619bn).
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