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Amazon Announces Plans to Invest $11 Billion in Data Centers in Indiana’s St. Joseph County

April 25, 2024
In addition to building these data centers in Indiana, over the years Amazon has built four solar farms and a wind farm in the state with a combined capacity of more than 600MW of renewable energy,

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced plans to invest an estimated $11 billion in Indiana, creating at least 1,000 new jobs and marking the largest capital investment in the state’s history, according to a post at With the support of Governor Eric Holcomb and the Indiana Economic Development Corp. (IEDC), AWS will build new data centers in St. Joseph County. AWS will also contribute up to $7 million to support road infrastructure improvements being built by the state and local community surrounding the company’s planned development.

Amazon said in the post that since 2010, it has invested $21.5 billion in Indiana and created  26,000 full- and part-time jobs in the state. Amazon's commitment to Indiana also includes enabling four solar farms and a wind farm, with a combined capacity of more than 600MW of renewable energy, enough to power approximately 146,000 homes.

In addition to building the data center, Amazon Web Services is also committing $100,000 to the the AWS InCommunities St. Joseph County Community Fund, a grant program aimed at supporting initiatives focused on six key themes: science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) education; sustainability and environment; economic development; future workforce development; inclusion, diversity, and equity; and homelessness, hunger, health, and well-being.