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Amazon Unveils 37 New Renewables Projects

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Schemes in US, Spain, France, Australia, Canada, India, Japan, and UAE take global capacity to 15.7GW

Amazon has announced 37 new renewable energy projects around the world, adding 3500MW to its portfolio as it aims to power 100% of its operations with renewable energy by 2025—five years ahead of the original target of 2030.

New Solar Farms

New Rooftop Solar Installations

Total Renewable Energy Projects

The new projects increase the capacity of Amazon’s renewable energy portfolio by nearly 30%, from 12.2GW to 15.7GW, and bring the total number of renewable energy projects to 310 across 19 countries, the retail giant said. The additional 3.5GW of clean energy capacity from these new projects extends Amazon’s leadership position as the world’s largest corporate buyer of renewable energy, Amazon said. It also advances Amazon's efforts to meet The Climate Pledge, a commitment to be net-zero carbon by 2040—10 years ahead of the Paris Agreement…

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