Walmart will continue adopting solar PV installations on its stores in the US, according to company management’s recent announcement to install 400 solar PV systems over the next four years. Walmart aims to meet upto 30% of stores’ energy requirements from photovoltaics. SunEdison and SolarCity will be the installation partners.
Already, 105 MW of solar photovoltaics has been installed by Walmart in 260 locations in the last four years, making it the largest corporate adopter of solar energy.
It has to be noted that Walton family of Walmart owns 30% shares of First Solar, world’s leading PV company.