Apple again shows commitment to renewable energy with Arizona solar energy deal

Apple again shows commitment to renewable energy with Arizona solar energy deal

 Apple has announced a partnership with Arizona utility Salt River Project (SRP) to create new renewable energy generation to power Apple’s new global data command center. The photovoltaic solar power plant will feed clean power into SRP’s grid that supports the Apple facility, producing up to 151 million kilowatt-hours a year.

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Apple now generating clean energy for 100 percent of its China operations

Apple now generating clean energy for 100 percent of its China operations

Apple has announced two new programs aimed at reducing the carbon footprint of its manufacturing partners in China. The programs will avoid over 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas pollution in the country between now and 2020, equivalent to taking nearly four million passenger vehicles off the road for one year, according to Lisa Jackson, Apple’s vice president of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives.

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AWT News Update: May 12, 2015

AWT News Update: May 12, 2015

Like the Apple logo of the past, today's Apple news update is a rainbow of contrasts!

  • Apple tops the Greenpeace Clean Energy Index with a perfect score
  • Google News & Weather now has an Apple Watch companion app
  • Smugglers trying to bring Apple products into Argentina illegally had those goods confiscated recently
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook meets with Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong in Beijing
  • OtoSense iOS app listens for doorbells, phones and timers for those who are deaf or hard of hearing
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