Inside the Huge Solar Farm That Powers the iCloud

You are here

The skies are threatening to pour on the Apple solar farm but as the woman in charge of the company's environmental initiatives points out: the panels are still putting out some power. Apple is still greening its act.

The company, which once drew fire from campaigners for working conditions in China and heavy reliance on fossil fuels, is now leading other technology companies in controlling its own power supply and expanding its use of renewable energy.

After converting all of its data centers to clean energy, the Guardian understands Apple is poised to use solar power to manufacture sapphire screens for the iPhone 6, at a factory in Arizona.

And in a departure for its reputation for secretiveness, Apple is going out of its way to get credit for its green efforts.

Read the full story from Mother Jones

Sign up for the latest alerts

Get emails from SEIA and be the first to know about solar news and issues in your state.

Or, sign up for our press list.

Contact Information

To schedule an interview with one of SEIA's spokespeople, please contact:

  • Alex Hobson, Press Officer & Communications Manager at 202.556.2886

Sign up for our press list.

Solar Update

Solar Generation