15 Dec '11, 3pm

Facebook and Greenpeace Collaborate on Clean Energy for Data Centers #facebook #greenpeace #energy

Facebook and Greenpeace Collaborate on Clean Energy for Data Centers #facebook #greenpeace #energy

A big announcement has come out this morning that may help settle the awkward jabs between Greenpeace and Facebook. About two years ago, Greenpeace launched the Unfriend Coal Campaign that called together social media users as activists against Facebook's use of coal energy to power data centers. The campaign called for the company to use renewable energy, but today the campaign can end as Facebook agrees with the environmentally friendly strategy. Facebook has agreed to power its operations using "clean and renewable energy" and it plans to build on clean energy awareness among other IT companies through its Open Compute Project. “Greenpeace and Facebook will now work together to encourage major energy producers to move away from coal and instead invest in renewable energy. This move sets an example for the industry to follow,” said Tzeporah Berman, Co-director of Greenpe...

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