CINCINNATI — Since 2000, the Kroger Co. here has reduced overall energy consumption in its stores by more than 27%, the company reported in its 2010 Sustainability Report, which was recently published online. That is enough electricity to power every single family home in Memphis, Tenn. for one year, Kroger said. Its goal for 2010 is to reduce stores' energy use by 30% from the baseline year of 2000. Other highlights of the report: · One of Kroger's new stores will consume 25% less energy ...

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