28 Nov '12, 11pm

More Warehouses Switch to Solar

More Warehouses Switch to Solar

More Warehouses Switch to Solar Wednesday, November 28th 2012 4:16 PM By GetSolar Staff. Just about any property is the United States would benefit for a solar energy installation, and that is especially true for warehouses considering how much energy an average facility uses. According to the utility company Madison Gas and Electric , the average U.S. warehouse requires approximately 7.6 kilowatt-hours of electricity annually to run, with energy costs typically responsible for about 15 percent of a warehouse's yearly budget. To reduce yearly electricity bills, warehouse operators across the country have adopted photovoltaic modules to power their facilities. New Jersey Warehouses Adopt Photovoltaics This month, Wakefern Food Corporation began installing a rooftop PV power system at its distribution center in Keasbey, located outside New York City. Progressive Grocer repor...

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