Apple just made its first major investment in wind power


Much like other Silicon Valley giants, Apple is serious toward cutting its reliance on non-renewable energy sources — and this week, it took a major step on this front.

The Cupertino company has invested (PDF; non-English language) in four Chinese companies owned by Beijing Tianrun New Energy Investment, a subsidiary of Goldwind.

Goldwind is China’s largest wind-turbine manufacturer, having supplied 12.5 percent of all wind turbine installations in the country last year. Much of Apple’s products are manufactured in China. In September, Apple had committed to use more renewable energy at its third-party suppliersRead more…

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Source: Mashable

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