Food bank cuts costs by going solar

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[image credit: houstonfoodbank.org]

Large food bank generates significant electricity bills

Solution: Convert to solar energy for long-term savings

Thanks to generous gifts from Green Mountain Energy's Sun Club and SolarSPARC programs and NRG, the Houston Food Bank is even more green, with 440 solar panels on our roof. The panels will convert Texas sunshine into power that will lower our utility bills. We'll save the equivalent of three meals per hour for the life of the panels – 30 years. That's a lot of meals for hungry kids, seniors and others.

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Dave Cannon is a Seattle-based entrepreneur and consultant to nonprofits and small businesses. He loves Thai food and takes terrible photographs. You can follow him on Linkedin.
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