Infinium, backed by Amazon.com, said on Tuesday it would supply low-carbon electrofuels for the e-commerce giant’s fleet of trucks starting next year.
Sourcing Infinium’s electrofuels – a fossil fuel alternative created with waste carbon and renewable energy – will reduce Amazon’s carbon emissions over approximately 8 million miles of travel per year, it said. he declares.
The tech giant said it plans to use the electrofuels initially in trucks in its mid-mile fleet in Southern California.
The deal comes after Amazon last month signed a deal with Plug Power Inc for 10,950 tonnes of green hydrogen each year from 2025, to help it replace gray hydrogen, diesel and fuel. other fossil fuels.
Amazon invested in Infinium, a provider of renewable electrofuel solutions, in 2021. It was part of Amazon’s Climate Pledge Fund, a $2 billion investment program launched in 2020 to invest in companies to reduce the impact of climate change and to support sustainable development.