Late last month, Safeway continued its pioneering march toward supermarket sustainability by installing a 742-panel solar power system on the roof of a Southern California Pavilions store. The store, located in the town of Simi Valley, is the ninth of 23 Safeway stores in California the company has planned to outfit with panels. The new 135-kilowatt system should, according to Safeway, provide close to 35% of the store's energy during peak hours, and overall between 15% and 18% annually. ...

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