Amazon going green with a solar farm

By Jeremy Pearl

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Last Updated on June 26, 2019 by
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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.

About the Author

Jeremy has worked in the solar industry since 2006. He has a Bachelor’s Degree from UC Santa Cruz in Environmental Studies. Jeremy has spent most of his solar career in residential sales and Sales Management in both California and Hawaii. He was raised in Santa Cruz County and is passionate about helping local residents make the switch to clean and reliable renewable energy. Jeremy lives on the Westside with his wife and two boys and enjoys music, photography and hiking in his personal time.