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Siemens powers AWS data centre

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Simens will supply 65 wind turbines and 67 transformers for the Amazon Wind Farm in the US..

The wind farm will be used to power Amazon Web Services data centre.

The company said the project in Indiana, US, will have a capacity of 150Mw and will power Amazon Web Services’ data centre with eco-friendly electricity.

It also added that installation is scheduled to begin in July and operations will start in the first quarter of 2016.

Siemens Financial Services (SFS) said it will also be providing $150 million of construction financing for Fowler Ridge.

Thomas Richterich, CEO of the Unit Onshore markets within the Siemens Wind Power and Renewables Division, said: "US technology companies such as Amazon are increasingly covering their rising energy demands with clean wind-based power."

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