June 11 -- Introverts rejoice: Your bleary-eyed, 3 a.m. blogging and TV binge-
watching just got a bit greener.
Amazon officials announced this week that it will purchase energy from a new solar
farm to be built in Virginia, Forbes reports. The state is home to many Amazon Web
Services cloud data centers, which power sites such as Netflix, Tumblr, Hootsuite,
The new facility will produce about 80 megawatts of energy — enough to power a
large data center, according to Forbes. Last year, Amazon’s cloud storage was
accused of being especially dirty because much of it is powered by fossil fuels.