San Antonio Candymaker Goes Solar

San Antonio Candymaker Goes Solar

  Alamo Candy, one of the largest candy manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers in San Antonio, has gone solar. Freedom Solar, a solar power design and installation company, completed a 100.8-kilowatt solar array comprised of 280 panels on the rooftop of Alamo Candy’s retail shop and an 86.4-kilowatt system comprised … Read more…

Burger Chain Krystal Turning to Ecova for Energy Efficiency

Burger Chain Krystal Turning to Ecova for Energy Efficiency

  The Krystal Company, a quick service restaurant chain, has turned to Ecova, an energy and sustainability management company, to provide utility expense data management and energy management solutions for more than 250 company-owned restaurants across the Southeastern United States. For quick service restaurants, energy … Read more…

UK Company Tests Energy-Efficient Commercial Refrigeration Shelf

UK Company Tests Energy-Efficient Commercial Refrigeration Shelf

UK-based engineering company Flint Engineering has begun piloting a commercial refrigeration shelf that could reduce energy costs by 30% for retailers and supermarkets, The Grocer reported. Most commercial refrigerators units hold food on stainless steel shelves, Flint Engineering explains. These cabinets rely on cold air … Read more…

Chobani Breaks Ground on Energy-Efficient 70,000 Square-Foot Facility

Chobani Breaks Ground on Energy-Efficient 70,000 Square-Foot Facility

Greek yogurt maker Chobani announced today that it is breaking ground on an energy-efficient 70,000 square-foot facility in Twin Falls, Idaho, for employees, guests, as well as the company’s global research and development team. Chobani says the new center will “serve as home to our … Read more…

Michigan Winery and Inn Adopts Energy Efficient Measurers for Farm and Table

Michigan Winery and Inn Adopts Energy Efficient Measurers for Farm and Table

  Black Star Farms, a winery in Suttons Bay, Michigan, has installed a ground-based solar array to offset energy usage at its farm, inn and restaurant. The solar energy project implemented at Black Star Farms was a fixed, ground-mounted solar array with a vibrated I-beam … Read more…

Pork Producer Smithfield Foods Launches Renewable Energy Unit

Pork Producer Smithfield Foods Launches Renewable Energy Unit

Virginia-based pork producer Smithfield Foods announced the launch of Smithfield Renewables, a new environmental initiative to accelerate the company’s carbon reduction and renewable energy efforts, GlobalMeatNews.com reported. Smithfield Foods, a $15 billion company, is the world’s largest pork processor and hog producer. The new renewables … Read more…

Renewable Rosés: Australian Winery’s Hybrid Solar System Uncorks Energy Savings

Renewable Rosés: Australian Winery’s Hybrid Solar System Uncorks Energy Savings

The Scion Vineyard and Winery in Rutherglen, Australia, is tapping into the local abundant sunshine for more than growing grapes for its wines. Rising infrastructure costs prompted owner and winemaker Rowly Milhinch to install a new hybrid solar energy system for powering the business. Established … Read more…

Food Giant Taps Hired Hands for Energy Improvements, Pulls 100+ Practical Propositions

Food Giant Taps Hired Hands for Energy Improvements, Pulls 100+ Practical Propositions

McCain Foods, one of the world’s largest manufacturer of frozen French fries, identified more than 100 potential logistical improvements thanks to an employee survey. The McCain Foods processing plant in Timaru, New Zealand, questioned 20 people from various departments, including management and factory floor workers, … Read more…

Long Beach Launches Efficiency Certification Program for Restaurants

Long Beach Launches Efficiency Certification Program for Restaurants

The Long Beach Water Department in California recently launched a new program to certify local restaurants as being water and energy efficient. Called the Certified Blue Restaurant Program, it recognizes eateries that have “exceptional” water efficiency. In order to meet the certification requirements, a restaurant … Read more…

User Name :
Password :
 
If you've no account register here first time
User Name :
User Email :
Password :

Login Now