Green Power Partnership
|Testa Produce, Inc.|
|Organization Type||Food & Beverage|
|Percentage Green Power||18.2%|
|Environmental Web Page|
Testa Produce is the nation's first LEED Platinum Refrigerated Facility, located in Chicago's very own Industrial Stockyards Park. Testa generates an average of approximately 30 percent of their facility's energy needs using wind and solar power. There are mulitple reasons the company went green, including but not limited to: cost benefits and savings, competitive advantage, and corporate responsibility. Going green and utilizing natural forms of energy generation is the best way to ensure the safety of our planet and provide future generations with a functioning environment. Since the installation of the wind turbine and solar panels, Testa has decreased their monthly operating costs by approximately $8,000 in electricity alone.