HOUSTON — In the next five years Kroger Southwest here plans to lower energy usage by 50% — an average decrease of 2% to 4% annually. Kroger Southwest has a task force of energy-conservation technicians whose sole focus is to identify ways stores can operate more efficiently. Since 2000, the division has reduced energy consumption in its stores by 30%. "We're always looking for ways to reduce waste, conserve energy and better our transportation systems," says Bill Breetz, president of the ...

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