26 Jul '18, 4pm

California fruit and vegetable distributor installs more #solar from @Borrego_Solar:

California fruit and vegetable distributor installs more #solar from @Borrego_Solar:

California-based Coast Citrus Distributors, a wholesaler of fruits and vegetables in the U.S. and Mexico since 1947, has completed a 432 kW rooftop solar system on its Union City, Calif., facility. Altogether, the company’s solar portfolio now totals 2.1 MW. Coast Citrus also has 1.1 MW and 655 kW rooftop projects on its Los Angeles and San Diego facilities, respectively. Borrego Solar Systems developed, designed and built Coast Citrus’ projects. The systems are expected to generate approximately 4.1 million kWh of energy annually, which will significantly reduce Coast Citrus’ energy costs, says Borrego. “After deciding to move forward with solar on our San Diego headquarters in 2015, we were convinced that it was the right economic decision for all of our facilities,” says Isabel Freeland, chief financial officer of Coast Citrus. “It simply makes sense for us, given our l...

Full article: https://solarindustrymag.com/california-fruit-and-veggie-...

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