“Apple is the tech company leading the way towards a greener, more sustainable internet, according to a new report from Greenpeace,” Rhiannon Williams reports for The Telegraph.

“The California-based company was the first to use 100 percent renewable energy to power the iCloud, and also operates the largest privately owned solar installation in the US at its North Carolina data centre,” Williams reports. “Greenpeace evaluated the energy choices of 19 leading internet companies for its Clicking Clean report, surveying their electricity supply chains of over 300 data centres. The report concluded Apple was ‘the most innovative and most aggressive’ in achieving the goal of 100 per cent renewable energy, and declared the company had ‘helped set a new bar for the industry.'”

“Gary Cook, Senior IT Analyst at Greenpeace, said the company’s rapid shift to renewable energy over the past 24 months ‘made it clear why it’s one of the world’s most innovative and popular companies,'” Williams reports. “A spokesperson for Apple said: ‘We believe that actions speak louder than words, especially when it comes to issues as important as climate change, and Apple is proud to lead the industry by powering our data centers with 100% renewable energy for more than a year now. We’ve built the country’s largest private solar array and fuel cell installations at our site in North Carolina, and innovative clean energy projects are in the works for our data centres in Nevada and Oregon.'”

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