HUNTINGTON PARK, Calif. – One of the world’s leading manufacturers of wood veneer, architectural plywood, and live edge slabs, GL Veneer, Inc. announced today that they will be installing 1,600 solar panels on the roof of their 150,000 sq. ft. facility this fall.
Solar energy is being deployed on a massive scale by the most iconic brands and best-managed companies in the U.S. in order to help lower operating costs and increase profits.
A team of engineers at the University of Maryland have developed a battery made from a sliver of wood coated with tin. Watch the video.
IKEA plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its store in Houston, Texas – which, when combined with IKEA projects atop stores in Frisco and Round Rock, will make IKEA the state’s largest solar owner. IKEA Houston’s 116,400-square-foot PV array consists of a 813-kW system, built with 3,388 panels.
IKEA officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its Detroit-area store in Canton, Michigan – the state’s largest such photovoltaic array. The 122,200-square-foot PV array consists of a 977.6-kW system, built with 4,160 panels.