Researchers at San Marcos, Calif.-based Hokto® Kinoko Co. believe mushrooms are the ultimate superfood. A grower and producer of a variety of organic mushrooms, the company’s “green” mission is to make business decisions based on environmental and ecological considerations.

Before the company installed a Revel Energy photovoltaic system on its state-of-the-art facility, the building consumed more than 2.7 million kilowatt-hours per year. After installing 2,960 360-watt monocrystalline solar panels and an Energy Storage System, the company now supplements its energy consumption with 60% renewable energy and estimates it will save $9.7 million in electricity costs during the next 25 years.

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