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Facebook likely to run on 100% renewable energy by 2020

ANI  |  Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] 

Facebook, in an attempt to combat climate change, has announced that it is deducting its emission by 75 per cent and is working on making its operations run on 100 per cent renewable by the end of 2020.

According to The Verge, the company began the efforts in 2013 and has signed contracts for more than 3 giga watts of new solar and wind ever since. In a blog post released in 2013 the company wrote, "Our long-term focus on efficiency, smart design, and sources mean that over time we expect our emission growth to slow, our to get cleaner, and our carbon intensity to decrease."

According to the social networking website, they have already met their 2015 goal of running 50 per cent of its facilities using by 2018.

Many other tech companies including Apple, and are also attempting to go green.

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First Published: Wed, August 29 2018. 17:58 IST