Apple ranked 'least green' company
Friday 22 April 2011
Apple has been ranked the "least green" technology company by the environmental group Greenpeace because of its reliance on coal to power many of its premises.
A report, How Dirty is Your Data?, claims that the electricity used in the centres where Apple houses its servers is generated largely by burning the fossil fuel, and adds that a new facility soon to open in North Carolina will triple its electricity consumption. More than 60 per cent of the power for the new centre will come from coal.
Apple refused to comment.
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