Amazon AWS: Amazon Web Services signs wind PPA in Oregon

Feb 13, 2024 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Amazon has signed a new power purchase agreement to procure the output of a wind farm from Avangrid, Inc., part of the Iberdrola Group. Avangrid, Inc., part of the Iberdrola Group.

“We are proud to have signed this agreement with Amazon, a company that shares our commitment to accelerating the global transition to renewable energy,” said Pedro Azagra, Avangrid CEO. “With projects like this, we are not only supporting Amazon’s climate goals, but creating jobs and contributing to local communities.”

Abhishek Sharma, head of energy strategy for Amazon Web Services (AWS) said, “The project adds to the 2GW of renewable energy capacity Amazon has already enabled across the western US grid. This has contributed to Amazon being the world’s largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy for four years running, and will help Amazon remain on a path to utilizing 100 percent renewable energy for the electricity powering its operations by 2025.”