Amazon is spreading its global renewable energy portfolio and recently reached 30 solar and wind projects in the southeastern US including two more solar farms in Arkansas.
With five new solar and wind projects, Amazon expects to generate more than 7,500GWh once fully operational.
It was last fall when two new solar energy projects in Arkansas were announced by Amazon, joining three others already constructed by the company in the state.
Amazon’s current three solar farms in Arkansas are in Cross, Crittenden and Union counties, generating 135, 120 and 100 megawatts, respectively. The two new projects, in Mississippi and Crittenden counties, will add 175 and 200 megawatts to the amount of power generated
As Amazon continues to expand its global renewable energy portfolio in its effort toward net-zero carbon, it has reached 30 solar and wind projects in the southeastern US alone.
With its five new solar and wind projects, Amazon expects to generate more than 7,500GWh once fully operational. The new projects include a utility-scale wind farm in Mississippi and several solar farms in Arkansas and Georgia.
Amazon continues to be the largest purchaser of renewable power in several states such as Missouri, Mississippi and Kentucky. The company has stated it intends to power its operations with 100% renewable energy by 2025. The company procured 8.3GW of renewable energy in 2022 in efforts to power its data centers, fulfilment centers, and physical stores.