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Wal-Mart Leads the Nation in Corporate Solar Deployments. What Will It Do With Storage?

The leading corporate adopter of solar doesn't hail from California, as might be expected, but from Bentonville, Arkansas. Wal-Mart had 142 megawatts of installed photovoltaic capacity as of 2015 and is chasing a 100 percent renewable power goal. Now the company is starting to lay out a strategy for energy storage. The company has deployed 17 energy storage projects, all in the state of California, including six 200-kilowatt/400-kilowatt-hour solar-tied batteries.
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