March 24, 2014

Tiendas Soriana S.A. de C.V., Mexico’s second largest retail company, and Hanwha Q CELLS, a leading full-service solar power companies, announced a 20-year power purchase agreement for 31 megawatts (MW) of photovoltaic (PV) solar power at 120 retail locations across Mexico that will create significant long-term energy savings for Soriana.

October 3, 2013

Sustainability is a cornerstone of home furnishings retailer Ikea, its brand and its business plan, reflecting the company’s Swedish heritage.

June 21, 2012

Sustainability is a top priority for Walmart, and energy efficiency is central to its efforts. One of the chain’s three primary long-term objectives is to use 100% renewable energy. Walmart is actively working to meet that goal with projects that employ a wide range of technologies, from solar power to fuel cells, in development across the country.

May 15, 2012

Walmart plans to install solar panels on about half of its stores in Massachusetts, making it the largest user of solar power in the state.

April 11, 2012

Walmart announced six SolarCity projects on stores in Colorado, marking the company's 100th solar power installation in the United States and moving it closer to its long-term goal of using 100% renewable energy for all its retail and distribution facilities.

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.

November 3, 2011

SunEdison, a leading worldwide solar energy services provider and Staples announced a production milestone of more than 30 million kilowatt-hours of energy produced through solar installations on Staples' properties.

September 27, 2011

When it comes to managing energy use, more and more retailers are looking to the sun — and are generating electricity on-site through solar roof panel installations designed to increase efficiencies and utilize a proven green power option. Chain Store Age talked with Michael Walker, director, commercial product management and marketing for Lennox Industries, about the growing retail movement toward solar power and how Lennox is leveraging the interest.


September 21, 2011

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

September 21, 2011

Walmart is taking its commitment to renewable energy to new levels in California.

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 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 11, 2011

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

April 21, 2011

Macy's announced a series of initiatives to become a more sustainable company. The retailer will increase its use of energy-saving LEDs and solar power.

April 13, 2011

Ikea on Wednesday went live with the solar energy system installed at its store in Burbank, Calif. The 35,000-sq.-ft. array consists of a 290-kW system, built with approximately 1,260 panels.

March 17, 2011

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

October 19, 2010

Kohl’s Department Stores was recognized Wednesday with its second Green Power Partner of the Year...

October 11, 2010

Macy’s has begun construction on a 3.5-megawatt high-efficiency solar power system on the roof...

September 20, 2010

Staples and SunEdison, a leading worldwide solar energy services provider and subsidiary of MEMC Electronic...

September 15, 2010

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

June 28, 2010

Albertsons a division of Supervalu, and SunEdison, North America's largest solar-energy services provider and a...

June 1, 2010

Staples and SunEdison, a subsidiary of MEMC Electronic Materials, announced the activation of a 1.1...

January 25, 2010

Kohl’s Department Stores announced Tuesday that the company has purchased enough green power to meet...

January 12, 2010

Norkus Enterprises, operator of Foodtown supermarkets across Monmouth and Ocean counties in New Jersey, has...