Amazon Launches Solar Energy Initiative on Fulfillment Center Rooftops

News Release, Business Wire

  • Amazon to install solar systems on 50 fulfillment facility rooftops worldwide by 2020
  • Initial 15 solar installations planned for completion by the end of 2017 will generate up to 41 MW

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“As our fulfillment network continues to expand, we want to help generate more renewable energy at both existing and new facilities around the world in partnership with community and business leaders,” said Dave Clark, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations. “We are putting our scale and inventive culture to work on sustainability—this is good for the environment, our business and our customers. By diversifying our energy portfolio, we can keep business costs low and pass along further savings to customers. It’s a win-win.”

Read the entire media release here.

Additionally, Amazon has expanded its Career Choice program to include funding for associates to earn North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) certification.

To learn more about Amazon’s sustainability initiatives, visit www.amazon.com/sustainability.

Photo by P2 Photography: Aerial view of two Amazon fulfillment facilities with solar systems on their rooftops.