Top 10 Companies investing in Solar Energy today!
Americas top companies are investing in Solar energy in a very big way. The Solar means business report has been recently published by the Solar energy industries association. Contained in the report is the total amount of Solar energy now being produced by these large corporations.
The survey reports on more than 4,000 companies in the USA. These companies have installed solar energy systems on their businesses, across the United States. In most cases it is to generate electricity to power their businesses but also to offset any carbon emissions it produces while conducting their operations. This is seen as a fast and efficient way to reduce their carbon footprints and to grow their green image amongst their consumers.
Combined these companies have installed 2,562 megawatts (MW) of commercial solar power in the US. This is enough to power over 400,000 homes and offset 2.4 million metric tons of CO2 annually.
With advances in Technology, Solar energy is now the fastest energy source to deploy and doesn’t require huge infrastructure development to get up and running. Most businesses are simply installing the solar panels on the roof of their distribution centres and retail outlets.
Solar energy is a cost effective way for businesses to generate the electricity needed to generate the electricity they need for manufacturing, distribution, storage, retail and many other applications.
As you will see from the report, Americas top companies are backing Solar Energy. Target was by far the biggest with 203 MW of Solar power installed they are the leader for a second year in a row. Other companies like Apple, IKEA, Macy’s and Amazon are in the list of Top 10 Companies who are adding Solar energy to their portfolio’s.
If you would like to read the full report then click this link which will bring you to SEIA website
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If you would like to learn more about how you can add Solar Energy to your Portfolio, then click the link to download a Guide to Solar Energy Bonds