27 Oct '11, 12pm

Apple to Install Solar Farm at iCloud Data Center

Apple to Install Solar Farm at iCloud Data Center

There are signs that such an effort is well underway. The Charlotte Observer reports that Apple has been awarded permits for preliminary construction work for a solar farm on a 171-acre site that it owns across from its data center in Maiden, North Carolina—a billion dollar facility that PC Mag says is believed to house support for the iCloud . Details are very sketchy at this stage as to the size of the solar farm, or the timeline for implementation, but given that this would mark a shift from buying Duke Energy's primarily coal and nuclear sourced electricity, and to supporting 100% clean, renewable energy, it is a very positive sign. As the Charlotte Observer notes, plants in Austin, Texas; Sacramento, Calif.; and Cork, Ireland are already powered by 100% renewable energy. With Google investing in residential solar power , wind farms and desert solar power plants ; and ...

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Apple plans massive solar farm in North Carolina

Apple plans massive solar farm in North Carolina

mnn.com 27 Oct '11, 3pm

The re-sloping work has not yet begun, but Apple's contractors are clearing the land and burning brush in anticipation of ...

To Be Center Stage

To Be Center Stage

inibelogsaya.blogspot.com 02 Nov '11, 2am

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First Facebook Data Center Outside of U.S. Will...

searchenginejournal.com 27 Oct '11, 3pm

Lulea, Sweden! The town is located about 62 miles south of the Arctic Circle. It will house Facebook’s first data center o...

Facebook Gives Green Light to Swedish Data Center

Facebook Gives Green Light to Swedish Data Center

greenbiz.com 27 Oct '11, 4pm

Has Facebook finally caved to Greenpeace's demands? The social network giant has for the past 18 months been embroiled in ...

Facebook Faces Down Google for Title of Most Energy Efficient

Facebook Faces Down Google for Title of Most En...

cleantechnica.com 30 Oct '11, 5pm

First let’s take a look at Facebook’s climate-wise data center location strategy. Last week the company announced that it ...

The Climate Data Guide

realclimate.org 30 Oct '11, 1pm

The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has, in the last few months, developed an interesting and potentially ...

Eco-App Developers Get Easier Access to Government Energy Data

Eco-App Developers Get Easier Access to Governm...

greenbiz.com 26 Oct '11, 5pm

Hoping to spark a boom in eco-apps, the U.S. Department of Energy 's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) launched ...

Long Before Apple's Macintosh, There Was McIntosh's Apple

Long Before Apple's Macintosh, There Was McInto...

treehugger.com 31 Oct '11, 7am

McIntosh was born in 1777, the son of Scottish immigrants living in New York's Mohawk Valley. When he was around 20-years-...

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Vermont’s Largest Wind Farm Officially Goes Online

greenbuildingadvisor.com 26 Oct '11, 7pm

Vermont’s largest wind energy development, the Sheffield Wind Project, is now fully online. At a ribbon-cutting ceremony o...

Hawaii PUC approves contract for 5 MW solar far...

renewableenergyfocus.com 25 Oct '11, 9am

Hawaii considers US$50m bonds for renewable energy Hawaii has introduced legislation to create a green jobs sector through...

Apple’s iOS 5 Caught Speeding [Infographic]

Apple’s iOS 5 Caught Speeding [Infographic]

searchenginejournal.com 28 Oct '11, 2pm

New Relic, a company that measures and manages the performance of Web applications, recently released the results of a stu...