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Apple's floating solar island brings renewable energy to Japan

On Wednesday, the iPad and iPhone maker said supplier Ibiden has committed to using 100 percent renewable Energy to manufacture Apple components, the first partner to do so in Japan.


http://www.zdnet.com/article/apple-brings-renewable-energy-to-japan-with-floating-solar-island/


In total, the Apple supplier says over 12 MW of solar power will be produced, which is more than enough to cover Apple manufacturing processes in Japan.


Another article on macdailynews reported,


Apple and its suppliers will be generating over 2.5 billion kilowatt hours per year of clean energy for the manufacturing of Apple products by the end of 2018 — equal to taking over 400,000 cars off the road for a year.


Apple has taken significant steps to protect the environment by transitioning from fossil fuels to clean energy. Today, the company is powering 100 percent of its operations in 23 countries, and more than 93 percent of its worldwide operations, with renewable energy.


http://macdailynews.com/2017/03/08/state-of-the-art-floating-solar-island-brings-apples-clean-energy-program-to-japan/



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