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Wal-Mart Unveils Massive Solar Array in California
Posted By Jorge Chapa On January 25, 2010 @ 5:45 pm In Solar Power | 4 Comments
We tend to have a love/hate relationship with Wal-Mart , but we will give them props for their latest green effort. The retailer has just installed close to 5,300 solar panels at its Apple Valley distribution center  in California – that’s enough to power 175 homes. The array is Wal-Mart’s largest solar installation and will provide roughly 20 percent of the power for the 1.3 million square foot distribution center, topping out around 1 megawatt. We applaud Wal-mart for the move, but we’re certainly still keeping a critical eye on them.
Via Environmental Leader 
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URLs in this post:
 Wal-Mart: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/08/06/is-it-green-wal-marts-sustainability-index/
 Apple Valley distribution center: http://walmartstores.com/FactsNews/NewsRoom/9608.aspx
 Environmental Leader: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2010/01/19/at-1-mw-wal-mart-completes-its-largest-solar-array-to-date/
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