Solar, geothermal, a little wind – and a lot of energy-savings features – will make a new Evanston, Ill., Walgreens a net energy producer, the company says.
Walgreens has rapidly become one of the nation’s retail leaders in the installation of rooftop solar panels, and more are planned.
With 200 more installations in six states, Walgreens says it will have more stores with solar than any other U.S. retailer.
With solar panels, wind turbines and geothermal energy, the ubiquitous Walgreens drug store chain hopes to open the nation’s first-ever net-zero-energy retail store.
Walgreens, the nation’s largest drugstore chain, has installed its 100th rooftop PV system at a Mason, Ohio, store.
Walgreens has announced that it will deploy 800 charging stations at various retail locations across the United States, starting with New York City.
National drug store retail chain Walgreens has invested in a geothermal energy installation at one of its new stores to meet a local ordinance requirement.