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Renewable Energy

Amazon is committed to powering our operations with 100% renewable energy by 2025 as part of our goal to reach net zero carbon by 2040. In 2019, Amazon reached 42% renewable energy across our business.
Renewable Energy By the Numbers
As of June 2020, Amazon has 91 renewable energy projects across the globe that have the capacity to generate over 2,900 megawatts (MW) and deliver more than 7.6 million megawatt hours (MWh) of energy annually—enough to power more than 680,000 U.S. homes.
  • 91
    Global Renewable Energy Projects
  • 31
    Utility-Scale Solar and Wind Projects
  • 60
    On-Site Solar Systems
  • 2,900 MW
    Total Renewable Capacity
Explore our renewable energy projects across the globe.
Types of Renewable Energy Projects
To support the development and construction of new renewable energy, Amazon procures renewable energy beyond the existing grid mix.
  • Wind and Solar Projects
    Amazon works with energy companies across the globe to bring on new renewable projects dedicated to serving our load. Many of these projects are enabled by long-term contracts such as power purchase agreements with large wind and solar projects in the same energy grids as our electricity use.
  • On-Site Solar Systems
    Amazon installs rooftop or ground mounted solar photovoltaic systems and battery storage on buildings across our operations. Depending on the specific project, time of year, and other factors, a rooftop solar system can generate as much as 80% of a single fulfillment facility’s annual energy needs.
Amazon was ranked #1 in the U.S. by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) for corporate on-site solar installed in 2018. These installations offset the carbon dioxide equivalent of more than 200 million miles of truck deliveries.
Methodology and Verification
Learn more about how we calculate and verify our renewable energy use.
  • Renewable Energy Methodology
    Learn more about how we calculate Amazon’s renewable energy use.
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  • Renewable Energy Assurance Statement
    Read the renewable energy assurance statement from Apex.
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