The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), Washington, D.C., and the Vote Solar Initiative recently unveiled a report naming the companies using solar on their facilities in the U.S., ranked by cumulative solar energy capacity.
The Top 20, in terms of on-site solar capacity deployed are: Walmart, Costco, Kohl's Department Stores, IKEA, Macy's, McGraw-Hill, Johnson & Johnson, Staples, Campbell's Soup, Walgreens, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Toys ‘R’ Us, General Motors, FedEx, White Rose Foods, Dow Jones, Snyder's of Hanover, ProLogis, Hartz Mountain Industries and Crayola. See the full report at www.seia.org/SolarTop20. Combined, the Top 20 corporate solar users' installations generate an estimated $47.3 million worth of electricity each year.
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