Amazon Wind Farm Fowler Ridge

Benton County, Indiana

Commercial Operation 2015
Facility Megawatt Capacity 150
Owned Megawatts 116
Equipment Manufacturer Siemens
Equipment Model SWT-2.3-108
Equipment Quantity 65
Power Purchaser Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company
Revenue Type PPA
Contract Tenor 2028
281 Million

gallons of water conserved

515,000

metric tons of CO2 avoided

50,000

houses powered

*how we arrived at these numbers

*Offset metrics are based on comparison with region coal fleet emissions when available or average US coal fleet

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Amazon Wind Farm Fowler Ridge is located in Benton County, Indiana. The facility supplies the electric grids that service the Amazon Web Services data centers to help achieve Amazon’s long-term goal of 100% renewable energy usage for its global infrastructure.

Community

The facility sits on farmland with many small towns located nearby. There are other wind farms in the area, and the community enthusiastically welcomed Amazon Wind Farm Fowler Ridge.  

The Amazon Wind Farm Fowler Ridge team is proud to support its surrounding communities by regularly contributing to a variety of local organizations, annual community celebrations, and local first responders.

Environment

Amazon is delighted to power “the cloud” with wind. Fowler Ridge generates energy equal to the electricity needs of approximately 46,000 Hoosier homes each year.

Technology

The 150 MW facility reached commercial operation in December 2015. Amazon Wind Farm Fowler Ridge uses 65 wind turbines, with all parts manufactured and assembled in America.

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Amazon Wind Farm Fowler Ridge is helping AWS achieve its goal of 100% renewable energy usage for our global infrastructure footprint.