Amazon AWS: AWS to build new data centers at energy park in Ireland

May 01, 2024 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Amazon has revealed plans to develop data centers at a renewable energy business park in County Offaly, Ireland.AWS will become the first business to develop at the Bord na Móna Eco Energy Park in County Offaly, where it will leverage the energy produced by Bord na Móna's renewable developments through a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).

“We are delighted to be working with Amazon Web Services at our first Bord na Móna Eco Energy Park. We are investing significantly in our Eco Energy Park offering in the Midlands, which will provide associated benefits for the area that will positively impact employment, the environment, infrastructure, communities, and local businesses,” said Tom Donnellan, chief executive of Bord na Móna.

He continued: “We can co-locate these large companies with our renewable energy assets to offer a sustainable pathway to grid capacity that is backed up with Flexible Technology power as required. This is just the beginning, and we look forward to welcoming Amazon Web Services and other leading organizations from sectors like manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and ICT among others to join the Bord na Móna Eco Energy Park in the coming years.”