Date: 10 months ago   Category: Hi-Tech

Facebook promises to become for 100 percent "green" by 2020


The Facebook company declared that it has reduced emissions of greenhouse gases by the data-centers by 75 percent and aspires by 2020 for 100 percent to switch to renewables. As it is noted in the official blog of the company, the company to seek to support by this step attempts of world community to resist to global climatic changes.

In the blog of the company is also noted that from the moment of the first purchase of wind energy in 2013 Facebook has signed contracts for acquisition more than 3 gigawatts (GW) of solar and wind energy, including more than 2500 megawatts for the last 12 months. In 2015, the term significantly earlier planned, the company could come to the level of 50 percent of the used renewable energy. To such indicators it was initially planned to leave only by 2018. Last year the indicator was already 51 percent.

of Facebook - not the only company connected to fight against climatic changes. In June of this year the South Korean giant Samsung also by 2020 has promised to transfer all the production capacities (to 100 percent) in the USA, Europe and China on sources of renewable energy. The contribution to fight against global warming is also made by Apple and Google. They have completely passed to sources of renewable energy too (solar, wind) since April of this year, reports the The Verge portal.

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