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Amazon announces first ever solar projects in India

Additionally, Amazon announced 23 new solar rooftop projects on its fulfillment centers across 14 cities in India, which have the capacity to generate an additional 4.09 MW of renewable energy.

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Multinational company, Amazon, on Wednesday, announced that it will set up its  first utility-scale solar energy projects in the Indian state of Rajasthan with a combined solar power of 420 Mega Watts (MW).

According to an official statement from the company, three solar farms including a 210 MW project to be developed by India-based developer ReNew Power, a 100MW project to be developed by local developer Amp Energy India, and a 110MW project to be developed by Brookfield Renewable, will be set up in the state.

“Combined, these solar farms have the capacity to generate 1,076,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of renewable energy per year, enough to power over 360,000 average-sized households in New Delhi annually,” a news release noted.

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