Target wins top ranking for corporate solar energy capacity

SEIA report shows that Target is number one with installed solar energy capacity among corporations Major retailer Target has been ranked as number one in corporate solar energy capacity for this year, according to a new report from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). This is the first time Target has managed to acquire this position since the SEIA began surveying solar capacity within the corporate sector six years ago. Target has managed to beat out other massive retailers and companies, such as Wal-Mart, and now boasts of the largest…

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Corporations want to embrace renewable energy

Companies in North Carolina want more choices when it comes to clean energy Large corporations in North Carolina want to have more options when it comes to the energy they used. Ten of these companies, including Walmart, Target, and Volvo, have sent a letter to the state’s Legislature, calling for revisions to be made to laws that prohibit them from contracting energy providers that are not the state’s utilities. These companies are showing greater interest in renewable energy as an alternative to the conventional power that they have been using…

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Target aims for LEED certification throughout Canada

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Target to make Canadian stores LEED certified Retail giant Target is gearing up for its entry into the Canadian market in 2013 and has decided to take a sustainable approach to its efforts. The retailer has announced plans to ensure that all of its stores opening in Canada will be Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified. LEED certification is awarded to buildings that are environmentally friendly and make use of electricity and water in an efficient way. LEED certification awarded to environmentally friendly buildings With consumers becoming more…

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