URBAN OUTFITTERS FULFILLMENT CENTER [GAP, PA]
With over 13,450 solar panels producing 4.1 Megawatts of power; the rooftop solar array at Urban Outfitters internet fulfillment center is one of the largest roof top arrays in the United States. All told it produces enough energy to power close to 300 homes, making it nearly self sufficient.
NAVY YARD FUEL CELL INSTALLATION [PHILADELPHIA, PA]
Located at Urban Outfitters' headquarters in the Philadelphia Navy Yard, this innovative design of the 600kW fuel cell array manufactured by Bloom Energy Systems of California runs off natural gas. According to the project’s developers, the estimated cost savings exceed $400,000 annually and dramatically reduces the typical carbon footprint of generating electricity.
Partial funding for the project came from a $1.3 million state grant awarded by the Commonwealth Financing Authority Alternative and Clean Energy Program in 2011. The Navy Yard installation serves as a model for future corporate construction of distributive energy generation systems.