Friday, September 23, 2011

Walmart Puts Solar on 130 Stores

Everyday low prices and solar go together at 130 Walmart stores in California. That is 75% of Walmart's stores in California.

Walmart says the solar systems will save $1 million. Walmart neither installs, owns, nor operates the systems. Solar City does all that.

Solar City employs 500 people and says it will hire hundreds more by the end of the year.

Walmart is America's largest retailer, the largest employer in Pennyslvania.  When it is moving aggressively into solar, its action speaks louder about the health of the solar industry than a lot of words from solar advocates and its critics.

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