• 2016


    AWS announced five new solar farms across the Commonwealth of Virginia - these solar farms join the company’s existing project, Amazon Solar Farm US East, which went into production in October 2016. Amazon worked with developers Virginia Solar LLC and Community Energy Solar on the projects, and will further collaborate with an affiliate of Dominion Resources, Inc. to own and operate the solar farms. Read the press release here.

    AWS announced that it has engaged with EverPower to construct, own, and operate Amazon Wind Farm US Central 2. Read the press release here.

    AWS and Dominion Virginia Power join forces on a landmark renewable energy delivery deal. With this, Dominion Virginia Power will manage and integrate the energy produced from various Amazon wind and solar farm projects onto the grid that serves AWS datacenters. Read the Rocky Mountain Institute blog here for more details.

    Amazon joined Apple, Google, and Microsoft in filing an Amicus Brief that supports the continued implementation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) and discusses the technology industry’s growing desire for affordable renewable energy across the U.S. Read the brief here. Read ACORE's perspective on the brief here.

    As of January 1, 2016, Amazon Wind Farm Fowler Ridge is live and producing electricity! This marks the first of our four announced renewable energy projects to move into full operation. Read the blog here.

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  • 2015


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    AWS announced that it has contracted with EDP Renewables to construct and operate Amazon Wind Farm US Central. Read the press release here.

    Read this blog for our perspective on effective public policies for renewable energy and how to spur more investment in renewables.

    Amazon joined the Buyer’s Principles to collaborate with more than 40 other companies on making clean energy solutions more affordable and accessible to all.

    AWS announced that it has contracted with Iberdrola Renewables, LLC to construct and operate Amazon Wind Farm US East. Read the press release here.

    AWS announced that it has teamed with Community Energy, Inc. to construct and operate Amazon Solar Farm US East. Read the press release here.

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    AWS announced a 4.8 megawatt hour pilot of Tesla’s energy storage batteries in its US West (Northern California) Region. Batteries are important for both data center reliability and as enablers for the efficient application of renewable power. They help bridge the gap between intermittent production, from sources like wind, and the data center’s constant power demands. For more information, please see the Tesla press kit here.

    Amazon announced that it has joined the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) and will participate in the U.S. Partnership for Renewable Energy Finance (US PREF) to increase its work with state and federal policymakers and other stakeholders to enable more renewable energy opportunities for cloud providers. For more information, please see the ACORE blog post here.

    AWS announced it has teamed with Pattern Development to construct and operate Amazon Wind Farm Fowler Ridge. Read the press release here.

  • 2014


    AWS shared its long-term commitment to achieve 100 percent renewable energy usage for the global AWS infrastructure footprint.

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