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Apple Agrees to Invest $250 Million at Oregon Data Center Site

www.macrumors.com
Associated Press reports that Apple has reached a deal with local governments to finalize its plans for a new data center in Prineville, Oregon. According to the report, Apple has agreed to invest $250 million in facilities on its 160-acre property, and will offer an annual $150,000 "project fee" in...
Apple Agrees to Invest $250 Million at Oregon Data Center Site

Apple: Greenpeace’s Cloud Math is Busted

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A view of the huge roof of the Apple data center in Maiden, North Carolina. Apple said today that the facility will use 20 megawatts of power, far less than an estimate by Greenepace. (Image: Apple). Apple says it will use 20 megawatts of power at full capacity in its...
Apple: Greenpeace’s Cloud Math is Busted

Apple investing $250 million in central Oregon data center

www.geekwire.com
Prineville, Oregon is the site of a new Apple data center The Pacific Northwest data center boom continues, with The Oregonian’s Mike Rogoway reporting last week that Apple has struck a deal to invest $250 million and employ at least 35 people at a new data center in Prineville, Oregon....
Apple investing $250 million in central Oregon data center

Mobile cloud sucks power grid harder than data centers

arstechnica.com
Think mobile devices are low-power? A study by the Center for Energy-Efficient Telecommunications—a joint effort between AT&T's Bell Labs and the University of Melbourne in Australia—finds that wireless networking infrastructure worldwide accounts for 10 times more power consumption than data centers worldwide. In total, it is responsible for 90...
Mobile cloud sucks power grid harder than data centers

Apple breaks ground on giant Northwest data center

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Construction has begun on Apple’s 338,000-square-foot, $68 million data center building in Prineville, Ore. — the first of two giant structures planned for the property. The Oregonian reports that Apple has cleared and flattened land for the building, which will be twice the size of a Costco warehouse. Apple’s facility...
Apple breaks ground on giant Northwest data center

San Francisco plans to ban Apple over green credentials

www.guardian.co.uk
Officials may be banned from buying the computers after the technology company pulled out of a green schemeSan Francisco is planning to ban its officials from buying Apple computers after the technology company, headquartered nearby in Cupertino, dropped out of a green certification scheme.The move, in response to Apple pulling...
San Francisco plans to ban Apple over green credentials

Microsoft reaches carbon goal, but Greenpeace says its cloud is still too dirty

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Reaching a goal it established three years ago, Microsoft this week announced that it has reduced its carbon emissions as a proportion of its revenue by 30 percent, compared with 2007 levels. “I’m pleased to report that we’ve met this goal through a combination of energy efficiency measures and an investment...
Microsoft reaches carbon goal, but Greenpeace says its cloud is still too dirty

Greenpeace Shames Apple With, Um, Fake Window Washing

www.wired.com
A Greenpeace protest-mimer cleans a window at Apple's San Francisco store. (Photo: Jon Snyder, Wired) Greenpeace has upped the ante in its fight to get Apple to commit to using more renewable energy in its data centers. Or at least it tried to up the ante. About a dozen protester’s...
Greenpeace Shames Apple With, Um, Fake Window Washing
Apple, Amazon clouds have been dirty, Greenpeace reports

Greenpeace Activists Protest at Apple's Irish Offices over Data Center Energy Use

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As documented by Corkipedia, four Greenpeace activists climbed to the roof of Apple's offices in Cork, Ireland today, posting signage and distributing leaflets in an attempt to push Apple to adopt cleaner energy sources for its data centers. The protest, which lasted approximately an hour, came a day after Greenpeace...
Greenpeace Activists Protest at Apple's Irish Offices over Data Center Energy Use
Apple pledges to power data center entirely with renewable energy by 2013

Apple’s NC data center: transparency and the pressure to go green

gigaom.com
This article originally appeared on our premium research service GigaOM Pro. Buried in last week’s catfight between Apple and Greenpeace over the energy sourcing for Apple’s new North Carolina data center and how clean it would be, was a surprising fact — that the conversation between Apple and Greenpeace was...
Apple’s NC data center: transparency and the pressure to go green
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