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Kroger’s Smith’s Food and Drug Centers Debut Solar Panels

Each store’s solar system will generate over 160,000 kilowatt-hours of clean electricity annually and provide significant savings in energy costs.   The Kroger Co. has tapped Affordable Solar to install two solar systems on the roofs of Smith’s Food and Drug Centers Inc., a division of Kroger.  These projects are part Kroger’s solar pilot program

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Courting Car Wash Customers

Strong new car sales are likely to spur more car wash trips, giving operators an opportunity to garner a strong repeat business in 2011. by, Erin Rigik, associate editor Buoyed by the likelihood of tax cut extensions and increased consumer confidence, auto sales climbed in December—great news for car wash operators as new automobile owners

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Smith’s Debuts Electric Car Charging Station

New equipment allows the option of using solar panels to power the fuel station in the future. Smith’s Food & Drug Stores has opened its 37th Smith’s Express fuel station in Utah, located in the parking lot of the Smith’s store at 876 South 800 East in Salt Lake City. The fuel center is the

Fresh & Easy Adds Roof-Mounted Solar Panels

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market has partnered with REC Solar, a solar electric system provider in the U.S., to install roof-mounted solar systems on nine stores. The systems is expected to generate more than 410 kW of solar energy. In total, the systems will produce an estimated 620,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) annually, the equivalent of reducing

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