Facebook’s decision to locate a new data center in Iowa and supply that data center with 100% wind energy is a great example of a company using its clout for good.
Facebook says one of those five wind farms now under construction in Iowa will allow it to match all its Altoona data center energy usage with renewables.
Taking advantage of existing hydropower, Facebook opens a data center in Luleå, Sweden, that the company says run 100 percent on renewable energy.
Elon Musk and David Sacks quit the Zuckerberg-founded FWD.us lobbying group after pro-pipeline and pro-drilling ads raise a ruckus.
After Facebook chose Iowa for its new data center, some Nebraskans are asking why the state is lagging so badly in developing its vast wind resource.
“An abundance of wind-generated power” is chief of among the reasons Facebook will build a new data center in Iowa, the company said.
In “Pass the Can”, players crush a virtual aluminum can, pass it to Facebook friends, and at the same time encourage real-world recycling and contribute to a ‘green’ cause.
The growing demand for cloud computing, as offered by major tech companies like Apple and Google, may be indirectly harming the environment by increasing demand for fossil fuels and nuclear power.
Alliance to Save Energy previews a new Facebook social app that lets you compete against friends and others in energy efficiency rankings.
Move aside, Cisco—Google is now atop Greenpeace’s Cool IT Leaderboard, which ranks tech companies on their actions and policies regarding energy and climate.