28 Sep '11, 10pm

Walgreens and IKEA Ramp Up Rooftop Solar, a Green Museum Goes 'Double Platinum' & More

Walgreens and IKEA Ramp Up Rooftop Solar, a Green Museum Goes 'Double Platinum' & More

As Greenbuild approaches, the companies and organizations with a stake in the green building movement are going into overdrive. They're stepping up efforts in addition to preparing for the industry's largest annual international conference, which is in Toronto this year. GreenBiz.com will provide coverage from the conference as well as news highlights, like this summary of recent green building developments. Walgreens' 100th Solar Power System Walgreens has installed its 100th rooftop solar energy system, making good on a 5-year-old pledge to have solar power at 100 stores and distribution centers by the close of 2011. The company says it may exceed that goal: If installation plans continue apace, there could be as many as 130 solar arrays within the chain by year's end, GreenBiz first wrote about Walgreens' solar initiative in 2006. Since then, the company has steadily in...

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eco-structure.com 27 Sep '11, 4pm

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renewableenergyfocus.com 30 Sep '11, 2pm

Mark Wagner, Walgreens President of Community Management and Operations, says: “Our use of solar power across Ohio is a gr...

We're covering the Solar Decathlon this week & next. Keep checking our landing pg for updated news and team profiles:

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eco-structure.com 28 Sep '11, 3pm

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cleantechnica.com 30 Sep '11, 3pm

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grist.org 27 Sep '11, 4pm

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2011 Solar Decathlon: And we have a winner

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mnn.com 02 Oct '11, 7am

After scoring consistently well throughout the competition, Indiana's Purdue University took second place overall (931 poi...

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green-energy-news.com 10 Oct '11, 3pm

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The Off Grid Solar Miracle PV Firm Comes to an End: The ridiculous claims of Off Grid Solar might be coming to...

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greentechmedia.com 30 Sep '11, 4pm

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youngupstarts.com 29 Sep '11, 7am

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EcoFriendlyBuilder 2011 Solar Collegiate Decathlon; A Sustainable Competition #Architecture #Education

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greenbuildingelements.com 01 Oct '11, 1am

The US Department of Energy is hosting a Solar Decathlon on the National Mall in Washington D.C. This is the fifth competi...

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renewableenergyworld.com 03 Oct '11, 9pm

Schneider Electric experts will be on hand at Booth 1909 to discuss bankable solutions for the residential, large and smal...