By Rhone Resch, HuffPost:
Walmart and Costco are famous for cutting costs to the bone and knowing a great value when they see one. That’s why they are deploying massive amounts of solar on their facilities. In fact, they are America’s top two corporate users of solar power.
Many of the best-managed companies in America are among the top users of solar, and that’s no coincidence. Together, the Top 20 corporate solar users will generate an estimated $1.2 billion worth of electricity over the life of these systems. No wonder then that in addition to Walmart and Costco, companies like Kohl’s, IKEA, Macy’s, McGraw-Hill, Johnson & Johnson, Staples, Campbell’s Soup, and Walgreens are the largest corporate users of solar (in terms of on-site solar capacity deployed), according to a report by the Solar Energy Industries Association and the Vote Solar Initiative… Read more