SOLAR DASHBOARD

Total Macy’s, Inc. Solar Electricity Production on 01/17/2017

SOLAR PRODUCTION65.3MWh OF CLEAN ENERGY
1,081 YTD

EQUIVALENT TO 50.6 TONS OF CARBON OFFSET
837 YTD

EQUIVALENT TO $6,987 DOLLARS SAVED
$115,625 YTD

EQUIVALENT TO 109,709 MILES NOT DRIVEN
1,815,414 YTD

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11/4/2013

Bloom Energy Saves Macy’s Energy at Cheshire Fulfillment Center

POSTED UNDER Partnerships & Awards

An innovative and clean electricity generation system is now operational at Macy’s online fulfillment center in Cheshire, CT. The system, powered by Bloom Energy Corporation, uses advanced fuel cell-based servers that produce energy with a 35 percent reduction in carbon dioxide and 99.9 percent reduction in mono-nitrogen oxides and sulfur oxide. It produces electricity more reliably and affordably, as well as more efficiently.

This project will be among the largest and most prominent Bloom Energy installations in the American retailing industry. It is capable of delivering more than 5 million kilowatt hours of electricity each year. The unique on-site power generation system uses solid oxide fuel cell technology with roots in the NASA Mars space program. The Cheshire project was made possible by a grant from The Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority of Connecticut.

Bloom Energy servers are the latest advancement in energy management at Macy’s. Through a variety of energy management techniques, Macy’s has reduced its energy consumption by 37 percent in the past 10 years.