Tribe Transportation is expanding its fleet with 111 new 53-foot trailers equipped with Carrier Transicold X4 7500 refrigeration units to help it meet demand in the fast-growing life sciences sector, which includes the transport of pharmaceutical products. The acquisition includes Carrier Transicold TRU-Mount solar panels, which help to maintain the charge of the refrigeration unit batteries. Additionally, Tribe acquired 100 Carrier Transicold ComfortPro diesel auxiliary power units (APUs) to help maintain cab climate control for its drivers.
Driscoll Foods, one of the largest independent foodservice distributors in the tri-state area for nearly fifty years, has completed construction of a 3.5-megawatt DC rooftop solar photovoltaic system at its headquarters located in Wayne, New Jersey.
All three projects are scheduled to achieve substantial completion by the end of the fourth quarter of 2019.
December 18, 2019
First Solar, Inc., Tempe, Ariz., in partnership with EDP Renewables, Houston, Texas, and ConnectGen, Houston, Texas, completed the acquisition of three projects with a total nameplate design of 278 megawatts (MW) in the United States.
These solar projects are part of the 32 MWdc Butter Solar Portfolio, which is owned and operated by BluEarth Renewables US, Canada.
August 5, 2019
Organic Valley, La Farge, Wis., announced that the construction of three community solar projects totaling 12.67 MWdc is complete, making the cooperative what is said to be the largest food company in the world to be 100% renewably powered.
The storage demonstration project was designed to demonstrate why a behind-the-meter storage system and controllable forklift charging can be beneficial for warehouse owners and the utility grid.
July 2, 2019
The Raymond Corp., Greene, N.Y., partnered with faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York, Binghamton, N.Y., to develop and demonstrate a new energy storage process and solution for warehouse energy management.
The data and insights gleaned from this project will help in identifying sustainable practices and new forms of energy for the poultry industry at large.
June 6, 2019
Tyson Foods Inc., Springdale, Ark., partnered with Auburn University’s National Poultry Technology Center (NPTC) to open what is said to be the largest stand-alone solar-powered poultry house to be operated completely off the grid.