6 February 2013 — A 1.12 megaWatt solar farm installed at a construction materials supplier in the United States will supply about 50 per cent of the concrete facility’s needs, Environment Leader reports.

The website says Mage Solar and Paradise Energy have installed the solar farm at Martin Limestone’s New Holland Pennsylvania property.

“Martin Limestone says it opted for renewable energy at the New Holland facility in an effort to stay cost competitive amidst rising utility costs. The site is home to a block and ready-mix manufacturing plant as well as warehouses, stores and offices.”

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