Amazon negotiating renewables supply in Japan - report
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US e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) is discussing the possible construction of renewable power facilities in Japan with local electric utilities and trading houses, the Nikkei reports.
More specifically, Amazon is holding talks with certain power companies to procure electricity from a yet-to-be-built solar park and with one trader to buy some of the output of an offshore wind farm, if built, subject to being successful in a local tender.
Amazon has committed to achieving net-zero emissions by 2040. The Nikkei notes that the company wants to run all of its data centres around the world on renewables by 2025. It currently has seven such facilities in Japan.