22 Feb 2011 02:02:56
Sainsbury’s to cut energy costs
Retail giant will start using a smart-grid system at Kent store on Wednesday as part of another green initiative to cut carbon emissions.
Sainsbury’s will start testing a smart-grid system at its new Hythe store in Kent on Wednesday, in an attempt to cut its carbon emissions and reliance on the grid at times of peak demand. The company said the smart grid system technology was a potential solution to the peaks and drain of energy demand that cannot always be met by renewable sources if the wind is not blowing or the sun is not shining...