Apple announced on Wednesday night that it is significantly increasing its solar power investments in China in order to address the energy consumption coming from its supply chain

The solar power expansion comes in the form of two new initiatives, including greater investments in solar power throughout China as well as specific projects at the company’s facilities. The new projects will eventually include a total of 2 gigawatts worth of solar power installations for Apple’s Chinese factories, according to a company press release

According to Apple, these installations would have an impact equivalent to reducing manmade greenhouse gas emissions by about 20 million metric tons of carbon dioxide, the main global warming pollutant, by 2020 Read more…

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