The iOS 16.1 beta that was made available to developers today introduces a new Clean Energy Charging feature, which is designed to help iPhone users reduce their carbon footprint.


Available in the Battery section of the Settings app, Clean Energy selectively charges when low-carbon electricity is available in an effort to provide a greener charging method.

Apple says that the ‌iPhone‌ will still reach a full charge level before it’s needed based on the user’s daily routine, and the feature can be turned off if desired. It is enabled by default.

Apple first mentioned Clean Energy Charging with the launch of iOS 16, adding it as an upcoming option.

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