Burrito chain Chipotle Mexican Grill plans to install solar panels atop 75 restaurants over the next year. In total, the panels should produce about 500 kilowatt hours of electricity, which Chipotle says will make it the largest direct producer of solar in the restaurant industry, according to a press release.
Houston-based Standard Renewable Energy is installing the panels. Chipotle locations in Denver, Dallas, San Antonio and Austin, Texas, are among those to receive the panels. Read more.. http://www.environmentalleader.com/2009/10/20/chipotle-adding-on-site-solar-to-75-restaurants/