Wal-Mart selects 20 capitols for energy audits

May 6, 2008 11:55:04 AM PDT
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has announced partnerships with 19 states and Puerto Rico to help them save on energy and electricity costs at their capitols. Wal-Mart will identify engineering experts to perform energy audits at the capitols.

Wal-Mart over the past three years has worked to cut down on energy usage at its stores and suppliers. Through its Greening State Capitols partnership with the National Governors Association, Wal-Mart will offer its services in an outreach effort and to market its audit services.

The states included in Tuesday's announcement are Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.