Amazon powers up biggest wind farm yet

Madeleine Cuff
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Amazon now has 18 wind and solar projects across the US | Credit: Amazon
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Amazon now has 18 wind and solar projects across the US | Credit: Amazon

The web giant now operates enough clean energy to power more than 330,000 homes every year

US web giant Amazon yesterday announced its largest ever wind farm is now up and running in Texas, in a major move towards its goal of delivering 100 per cent renewable energy for its data centres...

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