Solar Energy

Whole Foods teaming with NRG and Solar City to install rooftop solar at 100 stores

Whole Foods teaming with NRG and Solar City to install rooftop solar at 100 stores

Whole Foods Market Inc. is embracing solar power.

The Austin, Texas-based grocery chain has signed agreements with SolarCity and NRG Energy Inc. to install rooftop solar units at up to 100 stores and distribution centers.

NRG, based in Princeton, N.J., will install the units at up to 84 locations in nine states, according to a joint statement from the two companies.

San Mateo, Calif.-based SolarCity will install the rest, Whole Foods spokeswoman Blaire Kniffin said.

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The companies did not disclose the locations...

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