Amazon is now the world’s largest buyer of renewable energy

Amazon has exposed a noteworthy investment in renewable energy projects all over the world as its appearance make AWS the greenest cloud option for customers.

At its AWS re: Invent 2021 conference in Las Vegas, the firm declared 18 new utility-scale wind and solar energy projects across the US, Finland, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK.

The bulletin, which makes Amazon the major corporate buyer of renewable energy in the world, means AWS’s renewable energy capacities will now total more than 12 GW and 33,700-gigawatt hours when the present projects are completely understood sufficient to power more than three million US homes for a whole year.


Amazon is going green  

The declaration also means Amazon now operates 274 renewable energy projects worldwide and is well on the pathway to its aim of being able to influence 100% of its business processes with renewable energy by 2025 which itself is five years prior to its original aim of 2030.

Kara Hurt, the vice president of worldwide sustainability at Amazon said- “We are now stirring rapidly and purposely to lessen our carbon emissions and address the clanmate crisis.”

She further added “Substantial investments in renewable energy worldwide are a significant step in carrying on The Climate Pledge, our promise to reach net-zero carbon by 2040, 10 years ahead of the Paris Agreement. Renewable energy projects also bring new investment, green jobs, and development the decarbonization of the electricity systems in societies everywhere in the world.”


The novel projects, which comprises a third solar project in Italy, together with a novel wind project in Northern Ireland and four new solar projects in Spain, means Amazon has added 5.6 gigawatts of acquired capacity to date in 2021.

Amazon has added eight new projects in its home country of the US, with its first solar projects in Arizona and Georgia, and other projects in Ohio, Texas, and Virginia.

The firm’s 274 global projects now contain 105 utility-scale wind and solar projects and 169 solar rooftops on services and stores. What’s your view on this new goal of amazon? Feels free to share your points of view with us. For further updates on this subject keep visiting our website Thanks.

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