Amazon is reportedly in talks with Japanese power companies and trading houses to build its first renewable energy power plant in the country.

AWS has seven data centers across two cloud regions in Japan in Tokyo and Osaka, and is looking to source renewable energy to power the facilities and help the company achieve its sustainability goals.

Nikkei reports a Japanese trading house (large conglomerate companies, also known as Sogo shosha) is hoping to bid for an offshore wind power plant project near Akita prefecture that would supply electricity to Amazon, while Amazon is also in talks with power companies to build a new solar power plant.

Amazon told Nikkei that the company will purchase from new power plants

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