Packing three megawatts at SunWest Fruit’s shipping plant

From on 01/26/2015 in Category Solar Spotlight with 0 Comments
Solar Spotlight SunWest Fruit Plant

Workers at SunWest Fruit Company’s packing and shipping plant in Parlier, California, like its three-megawatt solar system, work from dawn …

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