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Amazon to support three major new wind power projects

Amazon has signed a trio of agreements to support three new large-scale wind energy projects, as it strives to meet its long-term aim of sourcing 100% renewable power globally. The first of the projects is a 91.2MW wind farm in Donegal, Ireland, which is being developed by Irish renewables firm Invis Energy and is expected … Continue reading Amazon to support three major new wind power projects

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Jeff Bezos made headlines by smashing a bottle of champagne to launch Amazon Wind Farm Texas

This week Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made headlines by smashing a bottle of champagne to launch Amazon Wind Farm Texas, one of the company’s 18 clean energy projects to date. Press play on the video below to see Bezos in action.   It’s a fantastic visual, and here at Into the Wind we had some … Continue reading Jeff Bezos made headlines by smashing a bottle of champagne to launch Amazon Wind Farm Texas

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Amazon’s largest wind farm yet is up

Greenpeace slammed Amazon earlier this week for its environmental practices — namely, the fact that it doesn’t disclose much about its energy use or materials. But today, the company announced that its largest wind farm yet is up and running. The Amazon Wind Farm Texas, located in Scurry County, Texas, includes over 100 turbines and … Continue reading Amazon’s largest wind farm yet is up

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North Carolina’s first wind farm starts operations

The Amazon Wind Farm US East, powered by Avangrid Renewables at Desert Wind, in North Carolina has started operations. The facility reached full commercial operation this month and began delivering power in December 2016. It features 104 modern wind turbines that will produce 208MW of energy, enough to power the equivalent of approximately 61,000 US homes … Continue reading North Carolina’s first wind farm starts operations

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Amazon to build second wind farm in Ohio

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced Amazon Wind Farm US Central 2, a new 189 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Hardin County, Ohio that will generate 530,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of wind energy annually starting in December 2017. Amazon engaged with EverPower, a leader in utility grade wind projects, to … Continue reading Amazon to build second wind farm in Ohio

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Amazon announces a 253 MW wind energy plant in Texas

Today we announced our largest renewable energy project to date, Amazon Wind Farm Texas. It’s the newest renewable energy project in our long-term sustainability efforts across Amazon, which include wind and solar farms, green rooftops, and the District Energy Project—a system we built in Seattle to heat our office buildings with recycled energy. Amazon Wind … Continue reading Amazon announces a 253 MW wind energy plant in Texas

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Pattern Energy dedicates 150 MW Amazon Wind Farm in Indiana

Pattern Energy Group has dedicated the 150 megawatt (MW) Amazon Wind Farm Fowler Ridge in Benton County, Indiana. The electricity supplies the electric grids that service Amazon Web Services (AWS) datacenters. The 150 MW facility will create enough clean energy to power 46,000 homes each year, according to average annual residential energy use data from … Continue reading Pattern Energy dedicates 150 MW Amazon Wind Farm in Indiana

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Pattern Energy completes 150 MW Amazon Wind Farm in Indiana

Growing its operational capacity, Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGI) (TSX: PEG) (“Pattern Energy”) today announced that construction has been completed for the 150 megawatt (MW) Amazon Wind Farm Fowler Ridge in Benton County, Indiana and the wind farm is now fully operational.   The facility will sell 100% of the electricity produced to Amazon … Continue reading Pattern Energy completes 150 MW Amazon Wind Farm in Indiana

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Gamesa secures wind power contract to supply 100 MW to EDPR for Amazon Wind Farm U.S. Central

The company will install 48 Gamesa G114-2.1 MW wind turbines in Pauling County, Ohio. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, announced today that it will supply EDP Renewables (EDPR) with wind turbines for its 100 MW Amazon Wind Farm U.S. Central. Under the terms of the agreement, Gamesa will handle the transport, installation … Continue reading Gamesa secures wind power contract to supply 100 MW to EDPR for Amazon Wind Farm U.S. Central

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EDP Renováveis to Construct 100MW Amazon Wind Farm US Central in Ohio

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today announced that it has contracted with EDP Renewables to construct and operate a 100 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Paulding County, Ohio, called the Amazon Wind Farm US Central. This new wind farm is expected to start generating approximately 320,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of wind energy … Continue reading EDP Renováveis to Construct 100MW Amazon Wind Farm US Central in Ohio

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Business leaders speak out against threat to renewable and energy efficiency policies in North Carolina

North Carolina has built a strong foundation of clean energy policies that date back almost 10 years, but they’ve been under attack during this year’s legislative session. Things came to a head with a controversial vote regarding the state’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (REPS) that was taken right before the Memorial Day … Continue reading Business leaders speak out against threat to renewable and energy efficiency policies in North Carolina

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Amazon calls for extension of wind energy tax incentives

In making the announcement that it would buy power from the first wind farm in North Carolina, Amazon called for the extension of renewable energy tax incentives that are currently moving through Congress. Yesterday, Congress also took a step in the right direction when the U.S. Senate Finance Committee voted 23-3 to extend the primary federal … Continue reading Amazon calls for extension of wind energy tax incentives

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Gamesa secures 208 MW wind power order from Iberdrola Renewables for one wind farm in the United States

Gamesa will install 104 of its G114-2.0 MW wind turbines at the Amazon Wind Farm US East, located in North Carolina. Global wind energy leader Gamesa today announced that Iberdrola Renewables has placed a firm order for Gamesa to supply 208 MW for one wind farm in the United States. This is one of the … Continue reading Gamesa secures 208 MW wind power order from Iberdrola Renewables for one wind farm in the United States

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Groundbreaking at North Carolina’s First Wind Farm with 150 Wind Turbines

Gov. Pat McCrory, Policymakers Visit Amazon Wind Farm US East, Powered by Iberdrola Renewables at Desert Wind. For the first time, wind power is lifting off in North Carolina. Gov. Pat McCrory joined business and community leaders in Elizabeth City today to break ground on North Carolina’s first industrial-scale wind power project. Spanning farm fields … Continue reading Groundbreaking at North Carolina’s First Wind Farm with 150 Wind Turbines

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Iberdrola to build Amazon’s 208 MW wind farm in US

Iberdrola Renewables has been selected by Amazon Web Services (AWS) to build and operate a 208MW wind farm in the US. The project called, Amazon Wind Farm US East, will be built in Perquimans and Pasquotank counties. It is expected to start operation in December 2016.   Upon completion, the wind farm is estimated to … Continue reading Iberdrola to build Amazon’s 208 MW wind farm in US

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North Carolina wind farm would be first in US South

Fields in rural North Carolina are becoming an alternative energy hub as investors break ground on the South’s first big wind farm.   Political and business leaders will mark the start of construction on the industrial-scale wind power project near Elizabeth City on Tuesday. The $600 million effort is being built by Iberdrola Renewables, which is … Continue reading North Carolina wind farm would be first in US South

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Wind power coming to the Southeast – and a new wind farm proves it

A newsbreak from the Associated Press broadcasted the good news across the country: soon North Carolina will have its first commercial-scale wind farm. At 208 megawatts – or enough electricity to power over 60,000 homes – it is far larger than any other wind energy project in the Southeast, where 9 states currently have no … Continue reading Wind power coming to the Southeast – and a new wind farm proves it

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Pattern Energy Acquires Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge) Project from Pattern Development

Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGI) (TSX: PEG) (“Pattern Energy”), today announced its acquisition of the 150 megawatt (MW) Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge) project in Indiana from Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Development”). Upon completion of the project, Pattern Energy will have an owned interest of 116 MW and it is expected that institutional … Continue reading Pattern Energy Acquires Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge) Project from Pattern Development

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Siemens wind turbines for Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge) project in the US

Siemens will supply 65 wind turbines and 67 transformers for the Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge). The customer for this onshore wind energy project in Indiana is Pattern Energy. With a capacity of 150 megawatts, the wind power plant will provide Amazon Web Services’ data center with eco-friendly electricity. Installation is scheduled to begin in … Continue reading Siemens wind turbines for Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge) project in the US

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