Amazon will build new solar energy farm in Lee County

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LEE COUNTY, Ill. (WTVO) — Amazon picks Lee County to be the home of a new solar energy farm.

It’s part of the company’s larger initiative to reduce its carbon footprint.

Three farms will be built. The other two will be in Virginia and Spain.

Once complete, the Lee County farm will provide power for Amazon’s fulfillment network and web services date centers.

The construction start yet is still undetermined.

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