Alta Energy, San Mateo, Calif., partnered with sustainability consulting firm Measure to Improve, LLC, Salinas, Calif., to offer the produce industry a proactive approach to improving the sustainability of operations through the use of renewable energy.

Measure to Improve helps growers and processors identify and implement economic savings that also translate into environmental benefits. Alta Energy will work with Measure to Improve to provide its clients with objective analysis and unbiased recommendations uniquely tailored to challenges faced by the fresh produce industry.

Our partnership with Alta Energy will enhance our efforts to help customers proactively address their energy consumption and costs,” says Nikki Rodoni, founder and CEO of Measure to Improve. “Built on respect, integrity and trust, the goal of this partnership is to help customers find cost savings and reduce environmental impacts along the way. With Alta Energy, we can take our customers to the next level of sustainability with new renewable energy sources.”

With this partnership, growers, shippers and processors can identify, measure, improve and communicate their sustainability practices to develop more sustainable practices, as well as mitigate risks, stay ahead of regulations and provide significant return on investment.

“We are thrilled to support the mission of Measure to Improve and its clients,” says Aaron Enz, vice president of business development at Alta Energy. “Measure to Improve has developed a leading practice for delivering sustainability solutions to fresh produce clients – this includes helping to comply with customer requirements, identifying cost reductions and meeting internally-generated goals. Given the opportunities for material cost reductions and improved sustainability with renewable energy, we look forward to empowering Measure to Improve clients to realize the benefits of renewable energy while saving time, money and hassle in the process.”