Roof Mounted Solar Awning Solar Energy System – NORCROSS, GEORGIA. (Solar Thermal Magazine )-Suniva, Inc., America’s leading manufacturer of high-quality, high-efficiency crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) solar cells and high-power solar modules, today announces that it is powering Whole Foods Market in Austin, Texas.
The highly visible array will surely attract the customer’s eye. We encourage the customers to take advantage of the monitoring system in the market’s lobby, which shows the energy savings in real-time – something we can all appreciate.
“The unique system we created for Whole Foods allowed us to fully utilize the building’s roof space and maximize array capacity,” said Bret Biggart, managing director, Freedom Solar Power.
The company’s willingness to be creative let us design a system that will meet its 2015 goal of reducing the building’s energy consumption by 25% per square foot.
“Whole Foods Market is thrilled to set the environmental bar even higher by pioneering the development and deployment of alternative energy sources such as solar and wind power,” said Lee Matecko, global vice president of construction and store development, Whole Foods Market. “We are also reducing energy consumption in new and existing stores with some exciting innovative technologies that are making a real difference.”
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