amazon Stories June 24

Online retail giant Amazon has announced a $2 billion Climate Pledge Fund, a venture capital fund, in order to support green energy developments to fight climate change.

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amazon Stories February 6

Amazon released a closer look at its upcoming new electric delivery van built by Rivian, who is supposed to produce 100,000 of them. expand full story

amazon Stories September 25, 2019

Rivian and Amazon are finding more ways to collaborate with the R1T electric pickup having Alexa support, as demonstrated at an Amazon event today. expand full story

amazon Stories April 9, 2019

Amazon announced three new wind farms on Monday as part of its long-term commitment to 100 percent renewable energy throughout its global infrastructure. But a separate report the same day questions that commitment, while probing the e-commerce giant’s connection to Big Oil.

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amazon Stories March 14, 2019

Kia announced that it is partnering with Amazon to sell and install electric car charging stations — becoming the second automaker to get onboard with the online retail giant becoming a charging station hub. expand full story

amazon Stories February 15, 2019

After rumors earlier this week that GM and Amazon were interested in Rivian, an electric pickup and SUV maker, the company has now confirmed that they are closing a $700 million round of funding led by Amazon. expand full story

amazon Stories November 12, 2018

Amazon is turning to Tesla in order to deploy energy storage capacity at their distribution centers.

After a deal to add Tesla Powerpacks to a UK facility earlier this year, now Amazon is working with Tesla again at another distribution center. expand full story

amazon Stories September 19, 2018

Amazon sells pretty much everything and it already sells electric car home chargers, but now the company also wants to get involved in the installation process with a full “turn-key” solution – starting with the Audi e-tron quattro. expand full story

amazon Stories July 2, 2018

Logistics companies from around the world are starting to look at electric powertrains for their delivery vehicles in order to reduce costs.

Now Amazon is getting on board with a fleet of all-electric vans from Mercedes-Benz. expand full story

amazon Stories October 19, 2017

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos inaugurates an impressive new wind farm

Jeff Bezos atop a wind farm breaking it in with a bottle of bubbly is pretty intense. Amazon’s founder made his way up one of more than 100 new wind turbines in Texas celebrating a major renewable energy project coming online.

The 253-megawatt “Amazon Wind Farm Texas” in Scurry County is part Amazon’s long-term goal to reach 100% renewable energy. As of the end of 2016, the company was beyond 40% – and expects to break 50% before the end of 2017.

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