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February 23, 2012

Regency Centers has announced the installation of the company’s first solar energy system at the Shops at Saugus in Saugus, Mass.

February 17, 2012

Giant Food Stores announced that roof-mounted solar photovoltaic systems have been installed and are operational at two of its locations in Lancaster and Pottstown.

January 24, 2012

Ikea said that it has officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its Cincinnati-area store in West Chester, Ohio.

January 12, 2012

Ikea said it plans to install solar energy panels on five more of its U.S. locations – all of them in the Midwest.

December 6, 2011

Ikea announced plans to install solar energy panels on 10 additional United States locations, its entire presence in the Southern United States.

November 2, 2011

Ikea announced on Wednesday plans to install solar energy panels at three additional U.S. locations, bringing the number of Ikea U.S. stores with a solar program to 23 – more than half of the home-furnishing retailer’s domestic presence.

September 21, 2011

Ikea officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its East Bay store in Emeryville, Calif.

August 22, 2011

From Kohl’s to Whole Foods Market, retailers nationwide are utilizing solar power as a way to rein in energy costs. Still, solar energy remains victim of many misconceptions, according to Ben Collingwood, director of national accounts for REC Solar, a San Luis Obispo, Calif.-based solar power provider. Here are some of the most common:


August 16, 2011

Kroger Co. said Tuesday that its Smith's Food & Drug Stores division has completed the installation of photovoltaic energy panels at two Albuquerque, N.M. stores.

August 11, 2011

Toys “R” Us said Thursday it has completed a 5.38 megawatt rooftop solar power system at the company’s largest distribution center in Flanders, N.J.

May 25, 2011

Ikea plans to install solar photovoltaic systems on six more of its locations in the Eastern United States. Pending governmental permits, installation will begin in late spring, with completion expected this fall.

May 11, 2011

Ikea on Wednesday flipped the switch on a newly constructed solar energy system at its southwestern U.S. distribution center in Tejon, Calif.

May 11, 2011

Toys "R" Us is installing the largest rooftop solar power installation in North America at its distribution center in Flanders, N.J.

March 17, 2011

Walmart announced the deployment of five rooftop solar arrays for Walmart and Sam’s Club locations in Puerto Rico.

September 15, 2010

Kohl’s Department Stores said Thursday that it activated the solar panels at its 100th solar...

June 17, 2010

Burger King Corp. has gone green in Germany, with the opening of an energy-efficient restaurant in Waghausel.

January 18, 2010

Staples has unveiled the largest single rooftop solar-power installation in Maryland at Staples' 200,200-sq.-ft. fulfillment...

January 5, 2010

ShopRite announced Wednesday the installation of a solar-power system to reduce energy consumption and lower...

October 18, 2009

Food Lion said Sunday that its distribution center in Greensboro is one of four sites...

October 15, 2009

As interest in sustainability grows, more retail customers are investigating options to utilize renewable energy...

October 12, 2009

Independent grocer McQuade's Marketplace has installed a solar electric system in its Mystic, Conn., store....

October 6, 2009

Constellation Energy Wednesday announced that its subsidiary, Constellation Energy’s Projects & Services Group, will construct...

January 18, 2009

Wal-Mart Stores announced that its Mexico division has installed a photovoltaic complex that will generate...

January 7, 2009

Shopping center developer Developers Diversified Realty announced Wednesday it has partnered with SunEdison, North America’s...

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