Green-IT

The most recent Green IT news from TechWeekEurope. As businesses move to cut energy costs and reduce emissions, we track the tech tools that enable you do achieve this, including data centre efficiency, systems management and carbon accounting

Apple $200m ‘Restore Fund’ Targets Climate Change

Apple reveals $200 million investment fund called the 'Restore Fund', to remove carbon emissions and support sustainable forestry

1 day ago

Microsoft Submerges Servers In Boiling Liquid

Keeping it cool. After submerging a data centre in the North sea, Microsoft now submerges its servers in so called…

1 week ago

Tesla Posts Record Deliveries, Beating Expectations

Tesla posts record electric vehicle deliveries for first quarter, as strong demand for less-expensive models offsets global chip shortage

2 weeks ago

Apple Details Carbon Neutral Progress, Announces Energy Storage Project

New energy storage project for Apple, as it aims to achieve totally carbon neutral supply chain and products by 2030…

2 weeks ago

Google Maps Adds Eco Friendly Routes

Eco option for cClimate change. Google Maps users will soon be able to compare the CO2 emissions of different available…

2 weeks ago

Apple Fined $2 Million For Selling iPhone 12 With No Charger

Fined for breaking consumer law as Brazilian agency rejects Apple green claim for not including charger, as well as 'misleading'…

3 weeks ago

Right To Repair Law To Tackle E-Waste Problem

End to throw-away society? The UK to introduce 'right to repair' laws in the summer to tackle long standing e-waste…

1 month ago

IBM Pledges ‘Net Zero’ Greenhouse Emissions By 2030

Big Blue going green. IBM announces 2030 target, and becomes one of 20 new companies to join the 'Climate Pledge'…

2 months ago

StoreDot Demos Five Minute Charging Car Battery

No more electric car range anxiety? Israeli firm StoreDot touts car electric battery that can be charged in just five…

3 months ago

Elon Musk Offered Tesla To Apple’s Tim Cook

Tesla boss Elon Musk confirms he once offered to sell the electric car maker to Apple, but CEO Tim Cook…

4 months ago

Apple Sets 2024 Deadline For Passenger Vehicle – Report

Project Titan update. Apple hopes to produce passenger vehicle in 2024, with new battery design to 'radically' reduce cost and…

4 months ago

Stop Streaming In Ultra HD On Phones To Save Planet, Scientists Warn

Boffins at UK Royal Society use mobile users to avoid streaming in unnecessarily high-resolutions in order to cut emmissions

4 months ago

Elon Musk Admits Tesla Was ‘A Month Away’ From Bankruptcy

The CEO of the world's most valuable car maker has admitted Tesla was at one stage in serious danger of…

5 months ago

NASA Confirms Water On Sunlit Surface Of Moon

Space agency NASA confirms water found on sunlight sections of the moon, expanding the location options for a permanent lunar…

6 months ago

Apple Sues Recycling Firm For Selling Dismantled Devices

Apple takes former business partner to court in Canada for allegedly selling devices that should have been recycled or scrapped

6 months ago

Tesla Battery Day: Elon Musk Touts New Advances

Tesla's Elon Musk 'battery day announcements include 'tabless' batteries for improved range; goal of making a $25,000 Tesla; and cobalt…

7 months ago

Microsoft Raises Orkney Undersea Data Centre

Up she rises! Microsoft’s moonshot project to build more environmentally sustainable data centres under the ocean is deemed successful

7 months ago

Google Achieves Carbon Neutral Footprint

Alphabet division becomes first major company to reach carbon neutrality, and is also world's largest corporate buyer of renewable energy

7 months ago

Uber Pledges Electric Only Rides By 2030

Firm pledges to rid itself of combustion engine powered vehicles in US and Europe by 2030, and will be zero-emission…

7 months ago

Elon Musk Touts Capacity Increase Ahead Of ‘Battery Day’

Ahead of its widely touted 'battery day' event, Elon Musk hints at a 50 percent rise in battery capacity within…

8 months ago

Elon Musk: Tesla Open To Supplying Batteries To Other EV Makers

Makers of rival electric vehicles (EVs) could potentially be able to licence batteries, powertrains and software from Tesla for their…

9 months ago

Elon Musk Urges More Nickel Mining

Tesla boss urges mining corporations to product more nickel, as demand for electric vehicles (EVs) continues to grow worldwide

9 months ago

Apple Pledges To Be Carbon Neutral By 2030

Green pledge sees Apple join other tech firms such as Microsoft and Amazon, by pledging to not to add carbon…

9 months ago

Tesla Sues Californian County, Threats To Move HQ

Final straw for Elon Musk. Skirmish with California erupts into full-scale legal battle after local officials refuse to allow Fremont…

11 months ago

Coronavirus: Tesla Suspends Production At Main Factory

Electric carmaker's main factory in California has ceased production for three weeks in bid to slow spread of the Covid-19…

1 year ago

Google To Spend Billions On US Data Centres

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai confirms plan to spend $10 billion in 2020 on Google data centres and offices across the…

1 year ago

Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion To Fight Climate Change

Amazon founder and one of the world's richest men has pledged $10 billion in order to fight the “biggest threat…

1 year ago

UK To Ban Diesel, Petrol Car Sales From 2035

Environmental push. Boris Johnson announces Britain is to bring forward its ban on sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles…

1 year ago

Sonos Boss Apologises For Update Controversy

Sonos CEO says sorry for anger caused by its update policy, and says it will support legacy products “for as…

1 year ago

Apple Cautions EU About Common Charger Push

Apple has cautioned against the renewed EU push for a common mobile charger, warning that losing its Lightning port will…

1 year ago