United Natural Foods

Solar Photovoltaic

 

System Size (kW DC): 480.03

 

Expected Annual Electricity Generation (kWh): 456,245

 

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Feeding Energy Needs with Solar

United Natural Foods Inc. carries and distributes more than 40,000 food and related products to more than 17,000 customers nationwide.  Its state-of-the-art distribution facility in Dayville, Connecticut, serves as both UNFI’s corporate headquarters and as a regional distribution center in the company’s nationwide distribution network. 

 


Ranked by Fortune as one of its “Most Admired Companies,” UNFI has implemented a number of environmentally responsible initiatives.  Among them is its installation of a 480.03-kilowatt solar photovoltaic system at its Dayville facility. 

 


This solar installation is benefiting ratepayers by not only improving the environment but also reducing demand on the electric grid at times of peak demand.  UNFI has helped to raise the bar for environmental stewardship in New England.

 

 Environmental Benefits

 

Annual Emissions Avoided (lbs.) *

 

CO2 CO NOX SO2
 506,432  400  260  963

 

 

The energy produced by this system is equivalent to:

 

The needs
of 54 homes

Removing the
emissions for 42 cars

Planting 84 acres of trees

 

 

Additional Information

 

United Natural Foods

260 Lake Road 

Dayville, CT 06241

 

 

Tom Dziki

860-779-2800

tdziki@unfi.com

 

 

Are tours of this facility available? No

 

System installed by:

 

Alteris Renewables

www.alterisinc.com

 

  

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* Learn about how we calculate avoided emissions here