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Amazon seeks direct renewable power for Japan data centers

US e-commerce leader in search of clean energy to power cloud services

Amazon already powers data centers in Europe and North America using renewable energy, and is now preparing to do the same with its seven centers in Japan. 

TOKYO -- Amazon.com is in talks with Japanese power companies and trading houses to build a first renewable energy power plant for its data centers in the country, Nikkei has learned.

Amazon is seeking ways to procure electricity over the long term from exclusive renewable energy power stations.

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