Sysco, NRG Energy Recognized for Work in Renewable Energy Sourcing
Sysco and NRG Energy have been recognized by Smart Energy Decisions for their efforts in Renewable Energy Sourcing.
In June 2018, the two companies signed a ten-year renewable energy agreement, including the construction of three solar garden sites in the Houston and Dallas areas, which will support approximately 10 percent of Sysco’s U.S. electricity usage.
The results of the second annual Innovation Awards competition, which aims to "recognize the individual and collective efforts of large electric power users, their suppliers, and their utilities in support of the energy transformation currently taking place," were announced on January 7, 2019.
Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. With more than 67,000 associates, the company operates approximately 330 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 600,000 customer locations. For fiscal 2018 that ended June 30, 2018, the company generated sales of more than $58 billion.
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