Amazon going green with a solar farm

By Tim Henderson

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Jun 11

While that power may end up in homes, that’s not what Amazon is backing it for: Amazon plans to use the power to support its data centers, which it eventually wants to operate using entirely renewable energy. The goal was announced last year, and already Amazon says a quarter of its energy is renewable. The solar farm is expected to be up and running by October 2016.

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Tim has worked in the solar industry since 2008. He has a Master's Degree in Energy Resources Engineering from Stanford University. His years of experience include working on solar energy projects for both homes and commercial properties. Tim enjoys sharing his knowledge of this evolving industry and making a difference in his community.