August 2014 - Verizon announced plans to invest nearly $40 million in expanding its on-site green energy program that was launched in 2013. Verizon is partnering with SunPower Corp.,
designer and manufacturer of solar panels and systems, to design and install in total 10.2 megawatt (MW) solar systems. The solar systems comprise a high-efficiency rooftop, parking-structure, and ground-mounted solar photovoltaic systems. The solar power systems will be installed at eight Verizon network facilities located in five states including California, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York. To date, Verizon has invested nearly $140 million in on-site renewable energy.
News Release -
Verizon Plans Major Expansion of Its On-Site Green Energy Program; Company on Track to Become Largest Solar-Power Producer Among U.S. Communications Companies
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Verizon sees renewable energy backup system as a profit-making venture
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