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• The Seattle Times reports that Amazon "plans to build a mammoth wind farm in West Texas — the company’s biggest to date — as it endeavors to clean up its energy diet. The farm, in the heart of Texas’ wind country, will yield a million megawatt hours of electricity a year, enough to power 90,000 households.

"With more than 100 turbines, it represents a more than 60 percent jump in the generation capacity of the renewable-energy projects announced by Amazon so far."

The story notes that "Amazon has been building solar and wind farms, mainly in the Midwest and the Eastern seaboard, in large part to offset with renewable power generation the consumption of its energy-hungry data centers, home to the biggest cloud-computing operation in the world."
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