30 Jun '14, 9pm

Renewable Energy Saves Fortune 500 Companies Over $1 Billion

I have to agree that Walmart’s green efforts are mostly BS or green washed advertising. Still live near a North Georgia town where ten years ago a community vote passed a land use zoning change because they promised to install enough solar to cover fifty percent of their electric usage to avoid grid impact, and their own waste water processing station, with the store to be built within four years. Now ten years later after the city bought and demolished twenty homes, and borrowed the money from the federal government to upgrade their waste water facility the store finally opened last month. No solar, and only an on-site pump station to get the sewage to the cities upgraded processing plant that will take 25 years to pay off. And of course the store now has discounted rates on property taxes and local utility usage. There has also been an amazing change in the city and coun...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2014/06/30/renewable-energy-save...

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