Posts tagged: Data center

Apple’s £1.25bn Europe data centres will run entirely on renewable energy

Tim Cook says Apple’s two data centres, in Ireland and Denmark, will be among the largest in the world and have most advanced green building designs Apple has announced £1.25bn plans to build two data centres in Europe powered entirely on renewable energy. Chief executive Tim Cook said the developments in Galway, Ireland and Jutland […]

Saturday February 28th, 2015 in , , , , | No Comments »

Apple to build $2B solar-powered “command center” data center at Arizona factory site

By: Katie Fehrenbacher The question of what Apple plans to do with its factory in Mesa, Arizona, which it was going to lease to now-bankrupt former partner and sapphire glass maker GT Advanced Technologies, is now answered. On Monday Apple and the Governor of Arizona, Doug Ducey, announced that the iPhone giant plans to spend […]

Tuesday February 10th, 2015 in , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Renewable Energy and the Colocation Provider

by Jason Verge Hyper-scale data center operators like Google, Amazon Web Services, and Apple have been very public about their renewable energy usage and commitments. It’s good for the environment and it makes people look upon them favorably. However, these operators contribute only a small fraction (think around 5 percent) of overall data center energy usage. […]

Thursday December 18th, 2014 in , , , , | No Comments »

Apple Nabs Itself A Renewable Power Plant Project in Oregon

by Greg Kumparak If you had to guess the next thing Apple would take under its wing, what would it be? If you guessed “a hydroelectric power project in Central Oregon”, you’d be right! You’d also be a weirdly specific guesser. OregonLive reports that Apple has taken over the efforts to complete a hydroelectric plant […]

Apple buys hydroelectric green energy project near Oregon data center

Apple is expanding its use of clean energy to power its iCloud data centers, with the company’s Prineville, Ore., facility now flanked by a small hydroelectric project acquired by the iPhone maker. The company’s new purchase was revealed on Saturday by The Oregonian, which noted that initial proposals for the project indicated it would generate […]