NTX Magazine Volume 4 - Page 34

Spotlight on north texas Solar Powered Distribution Facility What’s green on the inside is now green on the outside at United Natural Foods, Inc.’s 590,000-square-foot distribution center in Lancaster, Texas. The organic, natural and specialty products company recently completed the 655 kW roof-top solar system, installed by Meridian Solar, that will generate an additional 1,021,035 kWh of clean energy annually. This clean energy is the equivalent replacement of 704 tons of CO2, the annual greenhouse gas emissions from 148 passenger vehicles, or annual energy use of 64 homes. 32 www.ntc-dfw.org Winter/Spring 2015