18 Apr '13, 9am

Walmart continues its push into wind energy: UNITED STATES: Walmart's announcement this week that it will dram...

Walmart continues its push into wind energy: UNITED STATES: Walmart's announcement this week that it will dram...

The retail giant says it will drive the production or procurement of 7 billion/kWh of renewable energy globally every year, a 600% increase over 2010 levels, as part of its goal to obtain 100% of its electricity from renewables by the end of 2020. Walmart currently draws power from a GE Energy 1.5MW turbine installed last year at its distribution centre in Red Bluff, California, as well as 60% of the output of the 153MW Notrees wind farm in Texas. Conversely, the retailer's support of wind power does not always extend to other projects. In 2010, Walmart spoke up about Cape Wind's power purchase agreement with National Grid. Walmart said that while it agreed with the concept of wind power, it was concerned that the higher costs of electricity would be passed on to customers. Corporate wind energy Corporate purchasers of wind energy represent a growing market segment for the...

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