Wednesday, October 21, 2009

75 Chipotle restaurants get solar panels - chain becomes largest solar power producer in industry

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Here's one more reason to feel good about heading out to Chipotle for a burrito: The Denver-based Mexican restaurant chain has just announced that is making a big solar power push, partnering with Standard Renewable Energy to install solar panels at approximately 75 of its restaurants over the next year.

Installation of the solar panels is currently underway in Denver, Colorado and Austin, Dallas, and San Antonio, Texas. All together, Chipotle says the solar power initiative is expected to avoid some 20,500 tons of CO2 emissions annually -- and that when completed Chipotle can boast being the largest direct producer of solar power in the restaurant industry. …

75 Chipotle Restaurants Get Solar Panels - Chain Becomes Largest Solar Power Producer in Industry

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