Walmart to aid firms in green energy use

Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette: Walmart Inc. said Thursday it will give its U.S.-based suppliers greater access to renewable energy through a collaboration with Schneider Electric.

The Bentonville-based retailer and the energy management firm will work on an initiative to educate Walmart suppliers about buying renewable energy through aggregate power purchase agreements. The program aims to speed up suppliers' adoption of renewable energy, the companies said in a news release.

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