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Submission + - Apple: Greenpeace's Cloud Critique Driven By Bogus Numbers (datacenterknowledge.com)

miller60 writes: Apple says Greenpeace has wildly overestimated the amount of power it uses in its data center in North Carolina, and used that bad math to give the company a low grade on sustainability. Apple says it uses 20 megwatts of power at its iDataCenter, a fraction of Greenpeace's estimate of 100 megawatts in a new report on energy use by cloud computing providers. Apple says that its huge solar array and biogas-powered fuel cell will supply 60 percent of the facility's power, not the 10 percent claimed by Greenpeace.
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Apple: Greenpeace's Cloud Critique Driven By Bogus Numbers

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