Amazon Solar Farm Virginia – Southampton

SIZE: 100 MW (AC)Amazon_USEast_SolarFarmLogo_SolarFarm_Wide

LOCATION: Southampton County, VA

Distinguishing Features

  • The largest solar farm ever constructed in Virginia
  • Will generate 210,000 Megawatt-hours of electricity per year – enough to power 19,000 homes
  • Energy purchased by Amazon Web Services as part of their effort to achieve 100% renewable energy use for their data centers
  • Built, owned and operated by Dominion Energy, Inc., a subsidiary of Dominion (NYSE: D)

Amazon Solar Farm Virginia – Southampton is a solar project in Southampton County, Virginia that will supply Amazon Web Services data centers in Virginia under a long-term Power Purchase Agreement. The solar project will avoid the release of 134,377 tons of carbon dioxide, 631 tons of sulfur dioxide, 315 tons of nitrogen oxides, and 12 tons of particulate matter annually. The project utilizes single-axis tracker technology, which follows the sun’s path providing high peak production.

Amazon Solar Farm Virginia – Southampton achieved commercial operation in 2017.

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