BOISE, Idaho — WinCo Foods here announced it has installed six new solar-powered light poles on the perimeter of the parking area at its downtown Boise store. Preliminary tests indicate that the six poles will save nearly 24,000 kilowatt hours per year – the equivalent of burning 237,000 100-watt light bulbs for an hour, Winco said. They will also save nearly 16,000 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions each year. An electronic display panel inside the entrance to the store allows customers ...
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