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Walgreens completes solar system on first of 22 Colorado stores

The Examiner

Aurora, Colorado Mayor Steve Hogan and Congressman Mike Coffman joined executives from Walgreens, XCEL energy, and SolarCity Monday to cut the ribbon on a new solar system installed on a drug store in Aurora, Colorado. This is the first of 22 Colorado stores that will receive solar panels. Walgreens has installed solar systems on 134 stores nation-wide. The Colorado project is being built by SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY), a California based solar company.

At the ribbon cutting ceremony, Walgreen’s Vice-President of Marketing Howard Atlas said that by the time the panels are installed on the 22 Colorado stores, Walgreens will have solar systems on 150 drugstores nation-wide. He said that Walgreens is dedicated to health and wellness and that the company has determined environmental sustainability is an important component to health.

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