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Amazon to buy 229 MW of wind power

Amazon.com Inc., the America-based e-commerce giant, has announced it will buy 229 MW of wind power from three wind farms in the US, Sweden, and Ireland as part of the company’s long-term aspiration to power the worldwide infrastructure of its Amazon Web Services (AWS) with 100% renewable energy.

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Giant UK windfarm produces first power

According to Orsted (formerly DONG Energy), the Hornsea One windfarm has begun generating electricity. The windfarm, which is sited about 75 miles off the Yorkshire coast, will be the largest offshore windfarm in the world when it is completed, being almost twice the size of the current leader, the Walney Extension, which has a capacity of 659 MW.

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