Apple led the way in solar usage as technology companies step up their development of renewable energy projects to offset their carbon emissions.
That’s the word from the Solar Energy Industry Association in its latest tally of leading corporate solar energy installers across the U.S.
Last year, Apple installed 400 megawatts of solar capacity, to lead all companies in the U.S.
“Top companies are increasingly investing in clean, reliable solar energy because it makes economic sense,” said Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), in a statement. “[And] corporate solar investments will become even more significant as businesses use solar to fight climate change, create jobs and boost local economies.”
Four of the top ten corporate solar users