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Energy - JUNE 24, 2021

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Amazon named largest corporate buyer of renewable energy in U.S.

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Amazon has plans to build 14 new projects in North America and Europe. The projects bring Amazon’s total renewable energy investments to 10 gigawatts of electricity production capacity — enough to power 2.5 million U.S. homes.

Already the largest corporate buyer of renewable energy in Europe and globally, Amazon continues to advance its ambitious goal to power 100 percent of its activities with renewable energy by 2025 — five years ahead of its original target. The new projects also support hundreds of jobs while providing hundreds of millions of dollars of investment in local communities.

Among the new projects are 11 in the United States, including the first solar projects in Arkansas, Mississippi and Pennsylvania. The other projects are the largest solar farm in Canada, Amazon’s first renewable energy project in Finland, and the

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