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EDPR and AWS enter into a collaboration agreement on renewable energy PPAs

This collaboration reinforces the strong commercial relationship already in place between EDPR and Amazon. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the fourth largest renewable energy producer in the world, has entered into a strategic collaboration agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in relation to Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) for future wind and solar projects and the provision … Continue reading EDPR and AWS enter into a collaboration agreement on renewable energy PPAs

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Amazon scores offshore wind energy deal with Shell and Eneco

Power purchase agreement (PPA) will see tech giant buy more than half the generation capacity of the 759MW Holladske Kust Noord offshore wind farm under construction off the coast of the Netherlands Amazon has struck a deal to directly buy clean power from a subsidy-free offshore wind farm being co-developed by oil major Shell and … Continue reading Amazon scores offshore wind energy deal with Shell and Eneco

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ENGIE announces 650 MW of renewable energy offtake contracts with Amazon

ENGIE announces several energy offtake contracts with Amazon for a global renewable energy portfolio of wind and solar projects across the United States, Italy and France totaling  650 MW. These Corporate Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) will exclusively rely upon renewable energy production facilities developed by ENGIE. For ENGIE, this operation is the largest portfolio of … Continue reading ENGIE announces 650 MW of renewable energy offtake contracts with Amazon

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Ørsted and Amazon sign Europe’s largest offshore wind energy corporate PPA

Amazon, the technology company based in Seattle, Washington, has signed a 10-year corporate power purchase agreement with Ørsted, the world-leader in offshore wind, to offtake the output of 250MW from Ørsted’s planned 900MW Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farm in Germany. This CPPA will contribute to Amazon’s target of being 100% renewable by 2030 as … Continue reading Ørsted and Amazon sign Europe’s largest offshore wind energy corporate PPA

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Acciona to supply wind energy and solar to Amazon in the US

Amazon and ACCIONA announced today two different agreements to cooperate in reaching decarbonization goals and accelerating innovation. ACCIONA will provide clean energy to Amazon in the United States with the electrical production corresponding to 641MW, helping meet Amazon’s company-wide goal to use 100% renewable energy by 2030 and achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2040. … Continue reading Acciona to supply wind energy and solar to Amazon in the US

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Amazon to build wind farm in Galway

Amazon is set to build a wind farm in Galway in an effort to double its renewable energy capability. According to the Irish Times, the development will be located in Ardderroo and will support Amazon Web Services data centres in Ireland. The 115-megawatt wind power project will begin operations in 2022 and will include up … Continue reading Amazon to build wind farm in Galway

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Wind energy, key to Amazon’s settlement in Bahía Blanca and Colonel Rosales

Once again the possible Amazon filing in Bahía Blanca was once again the subject of journalistic comments in the country.    This time several capital media were responsible for referring to this possibility, although the trigger was the dissemination of a report by the US agency Bloomberg, specializing in economic issues.    “The Amazon company plans to … Continue reading Wind energy, key to Amazon’s settlement in Bahía Blanca and Colonel Rosales

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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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