Joe Pettus: Presentation
Innovation for Energy Savings
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Safeway is the largest commercial consumer of electricity in the state of California, spending over one million dollars per day on energy costs. With that kind of load, efficiency improvements can have a big impact. Joe Pettus, Senior VP of Fuel and Energy Operations for Safeway, discusses the company's energy efficiency innovations, including a 10% (and counting) reduction in the company's carbon footprint and alternative energy sources such as wind power and fuel cells.