01 Dec '11, 10am

Walmart Goes Solar in Cajun Country

So despite Washington’s inability to agree on any kind of energy policy, the needle is still moving on the local and corporate level. Considering all the cash large companies are sitting on, they will be the leading clean energy investors because no one else has the cash. And more companies understand that they have a role in allowing energy efficiency technologies, from hybrid vehicles to fuel cells , to scale and become cheaper. As for how Louisiana benefits, just because a state is rich in fossil fuels does not mean its residents and businesses will not be affected by price shocks. Now if Walmart’s 11 million-strong Facebook following could help nudge the retailer to adopt more clean energy technologies at its locations, that could earn Walmart even a few more “likes.”

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/12/walmart-cleco-solar/

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