21 Sep '11, 1pm

Walgreens Installs Solar Across Ohio, Duane Reade Electrifies NYC Truck Fleet

Retail pharmacy chain Walgreens is installing 90 solar systems throughout Ohio. The first 53 installations will be completed by the middle of November, bringing Walgreens' total number of solar stores to 136 - one of the largest rollouts to date for a US retailer. Chicago-based solar developer, SoCore Energy, will own and install the systems, which will have a total capacity of about 2 megawatts (MW). Walgreens will lease the arrays from SoCore for 10 years. SoCore has chosen SolarWorld (SWV.DE) to supply the solar panels and Power-One, Inc. (Nasdaq: PWER) for the inverters. In May, the Ohio Air Quality Development Authority gave SoCore a $5.2 million loan for the 53 rooftop solar systems across the state. The remainder of the project's $9.9 million cost is being funded by SoCore and a federal solar tax credit. "Walgreens' impressive sustainability efforts include this sub...

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