Kohl’s power is 100% green

Menomonee Falls, Wis. – Kohl’s said its purchase of nearly 1.4 billion kilowatt-hours of green energy will cover all of its electricity needs for the year.

Green power is electricity generated from renewable resources such as wind and solar that produce a net zero increase in carbon dioxide emissions.

“Starting 2010 at 100 percent green power helps reduce our carbon footprint and brings us another step closer to achieving our goal of reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by the end of this year,” said Ken Bonning, Kohl’s executive vice president of store planning and logistics.

Kohl’s generates solar power on-site at nearly 80 locations in six states, with solar providing 20% to 50% of a location’s energy. At stores built according to Kohl’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)-certified prototype, up to 35% of the 100% green power is generated by landfill gas in partnership with Waste Management. The retailer also purchases power from wind farm projects in Texas and the Dakotas.



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