Walmart, Apple Lead On-Site Renewables Challenge

Walmart, Apple Lead On-Site Renewables Challenge

Walmart, Apple and the US Department of Energy are the top three on-site renewable power users, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency’s list of Green Power Partners. Coca-Cola and General Motors round out the top five. As of October 26, 307 organizations have joined the EPA’s Green Power Partnership, … Read more…

Coca-Cola’s Roanoke Bottler Completes Energy Challenge

Coca-Cola’s Roanoke Bottler Completes Energy Challenge

The Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated Roanoke plant has reduced its carbon emissions by 12 percent since 2004, completing a challenge by the Coca-Cola Company and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). The Energy Challenge was launched in January, 2011 as an effort to improve plant performance at Coca-Cola’s … Read more…

EPA Names Partners with Most On-Site Power

EPA Names Partners with Most On-Site Power

Walmart tops the US Environmental Protection Agency’s list of organizations within its Green Power Partnership generating the most on-site renewable electricity. Walmart is head and shoulders above other partners, generating nearly 175 million kWh of electricity annually, while the second-place spot is taken by BMW, … Read more…

Fresh Air Cools Facebook Data Center; Apple Doubles Fuel Cell Installation

Fresh Air Cools Facebook Data Center; Apple Doubles Fuel Cell Installation

Facebook’s new data center in Forest City, NC uses outside air to keep its servers cool, and says this direct expansion coil system remained off throughout most of the summer — one of the hottest on record — Wired reports.

This design mirrors Facebook’s Prineville, Ore., data center the company opened in 2010 that uses 100 percent outside air economization coupled with a direct evaporation cooling and humidification misting system. This free cooling cuts power use and costs needed to operate the facilities.

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