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Sherman A1

(38,958 posts)
Fri May 18, 2012, 04:06 AM May 2012

Wal-Mart Plans Solar Panels in Mass.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores plans to install solar panels on top of more than half of its roughly 50 Massachusetts stores as early as August, according to a report in the Boston Globe.

The installations for 27 stores are still in the engineering phase, and local permits must be obtained, the report said. The projects will be capable of generating about 10.5 megawatts of energy — from 10% to 15% of each store’s power needs.

http://supermarketnews.com/top-75-retailers-amp-wholesalers/wal-mart-plans-solar-panels-mass

While no fan of Wal Mart, this is indeed a good move on their part.

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Wal-Mart Plans Solar Panels in Mass. (Original Post) Sherman A1 May 2012 OP
you can keep not being a fan ;) I owe a May 2012 #1
Gee, what a surprise! Sherman A1 May 2012 #2
LOL Fail. LOL Javaman May 2012 #3
 

I owe a

(50 posts)
1. you can keep not being a fan ;)
Fri May 18, 2012, 04:37 AM
May 2012

Massachusetts
Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

Excise Tax Deduction for Solar- or Wind-Powered Systems = 100%

[link:http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/incentives/incentive.cfm?Incentive_Code=MA03F&re=1&ee=1|

Sherman A1

(38,958 posts)
2. Gee, what a surprise!
Fri May 18, 2012, 04:46 AM
May 2012

Wal Mart taking advantage of government money to improve their lot. I am simply shocked .

Javaman

(62,599 posts)
3. LOL Fail. LOL
Fri May 18, 2012, 10:15 AM
May 2012

china-mart will no doubt be buying their panels from, well, china. And china was just hit with a tariff on their solar panels. LOL

Fuck china-mart. Buy panels from the US.

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