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Apple to double its already massive fuel cell farm in North Carolina

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Apple has decided to more than double the amount of fuel cells that it is using to generate power at its data center in North Carolina, according to filings with the North Carolina Utility Commission, and first reported by The Charlotte Observer. Fuel cell provider Bloom Energy is installing 50...
Apple to double its already massive fuel cell farm in North Carolina

Meet the next generation of air energy storage players

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Bill Gates and Peter Thiel are funding it. Power companies are interested in it. Young bright minds are working on it. So what is it? That would be the next-generation of a technology called compressed air energy storage, which sucks up air, compresses it on demand, and stores it in...
Meet the next generation of air energy storage players
Greenpeace Boosts Apple's Grade From F to...D
Expanding options for companies to buy renewable energy

Inhabitat's Week in Green: asteroid mining, a Legoland hotel and the Amsterdam Light Festival

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. Of all the technological breakthroughs we've witnessed in recent years, the emergence of 3D printing technology is one of the most exciting. This week...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: asteroid mining, a Legoland hotel and the Amsterdam Light Festival

Apple is planning a solar panel farm for its data center in Reno

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Apple, working with Nevada utility NV Energy, is planning to build another solar panel farm next to a data center, and this time it’s for its new data center in Reno, Nevada. Apple has already been building two solar panel farms next to its data center in North Carolina, and...
Apple is planning a solar panel farm for its data center in Reno
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Greenpeace says Apple powers iCloud with “dirty, 19th-century coal energy”

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Despite Apple currently constructing one of the nation’s largest solar arrays and expanding its North Carolina data centers, Greenpeace has just released its “How Clean is Your Cloud” report claiming Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft “are powering their growing 21st-century clouds with dirty, 19th-century coal energy.” The organization is urging consumers...
Greenpeace says Apple powers iCloud with “dirty, 19th-century coal energy”

Proposal from Google and Duke Energy lets companies buy renewable power

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When a company wants a green data center, it often has to build its own energy sources. Google knows that's sometimes not practical, even for a company its size. To that end, it's partnering with Duke Energy on a proposed business model that would let companies explicitly purchase renewable...
Proposal from Google and Duke Energy lets companies buy renewable power
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Apple data centers now on 100 percent renewable energy

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Apple now uses only renewable energy sources for all of its data centers, the company reported in an update to its environmental commitments Wednesday. A 100-acre solar farm erected next to its largest data center in Maiden, North Carolina, in addition to fuel cells that convert biogas into energy,...
Apple data centers now on 100 percent renewable energy
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Activists Chain Themselves To Train Tracks To Protest Apple, Duke Energy

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Four protesters handcuffed themselves to train tracks to block a coal shipment headed to Duke Energy's plant outside of Charlotte, N.C., WCNC.com reports.    The activists, from Greenpeace and three other environmental groups, also protested Apple, which will use coal from the Duke plant to power its North Carolina data center, by...
Activists Chain Themselves To Train Tracks To Protest Apple, Duke Energy
Google calls on utilities to sell it clean energy for data centers, starting in North Carolina

Google outlines plan for utilities to offer renewable power to companies, starts with its Lenoir data center

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Google on Friday announced a new renewable initiative that would see utilities offer renewable energy power for sale to companies. The company not only outlined its vision for the initiative, but it has put its money where its mouth is by announcing to start with an expansion of its Lenoir,...
Google outlines plan for utilities to offer renewable power to companies, starts with its Lenoir data center
Data Centers: Apple Doubles Down on Maiden Solar Farm

Greenpeace Takes on Apple and Other Tech Companies over Coal-Powered Data Centers

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Activist group Greenpeace today issued a new report entitled How Clean is Your Cloud?, targeting major Internet companies including Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft over their heavy use of coal-derived power for their massive data centers.Given the energy-intensive nature of maintaining the cloud, access to significant amounts of electricity is a...
Greenpeace Takes on Apple and Other Tech Companies over Coal-Powered Data Centers
After Greenpeace Protests, Apple Promises to Dump Coal Power
‘Dirty’ Energy Co. Yanks Paper Bragging About Apple’s Power-Guzzling Ways
Google wants to pay more for renewable energy, and power companies are listening

http://twitpic.com/1c21q1 - Bank of America building, from the 46th floor of the Duke Energy Center.

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http://twitpic.com/1c21q1 - Bank of America building, from the 46th floor of the Duke Energy Center.
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Behind the Deal for Apple's North Carolina Data Center

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GigaOM takes a look at how Apple's data center in Maiden, North Carolina came to be, interviewing Catawba County Economic Development Corporation president Scott Millar for the story behind the deal. According to Millar, Apple was initially interested in building its data center within an abandoned textile mill in the...
Behind the Deal for Apple's North Carolina Data Center

Data Centers: Exclusive Pics: Apple Breaks Ground at Mystery Data Center

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<< Previous | Next >> << Previous | Next >>View all Apple is building something new at its Maiden, North Carolina data center, and thanks to our 1949 Piper PA-11 (Cub Special) iSpy Plane, we can give you an exclusive first look. In our photos, taken Monday, you can see...
Data Centers: Exclusive Pics: Apple Breaks Ground at Mystery Data Center

Greenpeace's Hazy iCloud Numbers

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How clean is Apple’s iCloud? Not very, according to Greenpeace which describes it as among “the dirtiest thing on the internet.” In a report released today the environmental organization slammed Apple as among cloud computing’s worst eco-offenders (along with Amazon and Microsoft), claiming the company relies too heavily on...
Greenpeace's Hazy iCloud Numbers
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