FedEx Unveils Massive Solar Project at Oakland Airport

express_logo.gifThe FedEx facility at Oakland Airport (one of the company’s largest hubs) will soon be 80% solar powered. The new solar installation will be the largest corporate solar installation ever and boasts over 900 Kilowatts. That’s a lot of power. Press release here.

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Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.

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  1. This is good news. Next time ’round I bet they use these instead:
    “For example, a $684,000 investment (after rebates) in PV panels would
    generate 90 percent of the company’s annual power needs and save roughly
    $52,000 a year on its electric bill. An array of 750 Sunflowers would
    deliver the same benefits for $228,000.”
    Hard to beat.
    Jason Trout
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