Campbell Soup : Mmm Mmm Solar
The food company says the 4.4-megawatt (MW) solar array project will generate about 20 percent of the campus' annual energy demand. About 2.7 MW of panels will be installed on rooftops of existing structures and on new canopies erected over parking lots, and 1.7 MW will be installed on an adjacent 4.5-acre brownfield.
The project, which is set to go online in the fall, is being developed by
Campbell will purchase the estimated 5 million kilowatt hours of electricity generated from the system through a 20-year power-purchase agreement at a rate that is lower than its current cost for conventional electricity.
Campbell said the project supports its sustainability and clean-energy strategy. It previously opened a 9.8-MW solar system at a plant in
"This project contributes clean energy to the local grid and demonstrates to our community the viability of renewable energy sources,
all while supporting Campbell's sustainability strategy to deliver long-term value to our business and
The project, which will be Camden's largest solar array, will also include five electric-vehicle-charging stations provided by PSE&G through its EV Workplace Charging Program.
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