Amazon took all U.S. solar rooftops offline last year after flurry of fires, electrical explosions

Read the full story from CNBC.

Between April 2020 and June 2021, solar panels atop Amazon fulfillment centers caught fire or experienced electrical explosions at least six different times.

“The rate of dangerous incidents is unacceptable, and above industry averages,” an Amazon employee wrote in an internal report viewed by CNBC.

Rooftop solar is part of Amazon’s broad plan to zero out emissions by 2040.

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