Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Costco Wholesale and Kohl's Department stores the top 20 U.S. companies on the ground carry solar energy capacity, according a report by the solar energy industries Association (SEIA) and the vote solar initiative. Combined, the top 20 companies solar photovoltaic (PV) user installations, the total at least 279 megawatts, generating an estimated $47.3 million worth of electricity per year. SEIA and vote solar published the results on September 12.
The amount of solar installed by the top 20 solar-powered companies you could more than 46,500 average U.S. homes. Could a total U.S. commercial solar systems makes more than 390,000 American apartments. More than 700 individual PV systems have provided the companies analyzed for this report on their investments in at least 25 States and Puerto Rico. Is rounded out the list in order, are IKEA, Macy's, McGraw-Hill, Johnson & Johnson, Staples, Inc., Campbell Soup, Walgreens, bed bath & beyond, toys 'R' US, General Motors, FedEx, White Rose food, Dow Jones, Snyder's of Hanover, ProLogis, Hartz mountain industries and Crayola. Find the SEIA press release and the full report Web page.
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