10 Dec Peaceful Valley Farm Supply Installs California Solar Electric Co. Solar System
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply’s Grass Valley retail location is installing a commercial-scale solar system. The new system was designed by California Solar Electric Company, who will also handle the installation. “We are committed to sustainability and after a thorough evaluation, have selected California Solar as the right partner to not only design but install and maintain a solar array sized to supply our entire electric needs”, stated Eric Boudier, Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply’s President.
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply will install at 67kW system and provide an educational display at its retail store, as well as solar energy information online on its website. “We want to take advantage of the sun’s powerful energy as a sustainable resource on our property and within our business and provide our customers with helpful solar energy information” said Pattie Boudier, Vice President and Spokesperson for the Company’s online store. Once the project is complete, video and case studies will be available at Peaceful Valley’s store at 125 Clydesdale Court in Grass Valley and at Groworganic.com, the company’s online site.
Lars Ortegren (CA Solar President) states “We are honored to design and build Peaceful Valley’s solar system and partner with them for energy education. We share the same sustainable values and recognize Peaceful Valley’s long history serving and supporting local gardens and food production.”
Peaceful Valley’s New California Solar system installation will:
- Generate 67kW of renewable solar energy
- Reduce energy consumption
- Produce energy savings and in turn:
- Provide community solar education resources
- Educate the nationwide Groworganic.com customers about Solar Energy Sustainability with online “How To Videos”.
- Expand solar energy benefits to customers, employees and the bottom line of the business.
Watch the video about this project
About Peaceful Valley Farm Supply, Inc.
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply originated in 1976 on Peaceful Valley Road in Nevada City, California. It published its first catalog shortly thereafter. In 1989, the business moved to Grass Valley. In 1996, Eric and Patricia Boudier acquired the business. Recognized as one of the national leaders in the field of organic gardening, Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply supplies tens of thousands of customers nationwide and is located at 125 Clydesdale Court, Grass Valley, California. Visit groworganic.com
See this article at The Union.