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BioTek Instruments Goes Solar
Clean, renewable energy is now powering BioTek Instruments!
The company’s headquarters and manufacturing plant in Winooski will receive power from their new five-acre photovoltaic solar energy farm in Whiting, Vermont. The solar farm has a maximum capacity of up to 500 kilowatts, and was designed and installed by Green Earth Energy.
BioTek’s Vice President, Adam Alpert notes that the renewable energy source is expected to provide 100% of the company’s annual electricity consumption, adding that “BioTek is very proud to invest in a clean energy future for Vermont. The resulting energy savings will help to make us a stronger company while assuring a safer, better environment for our employees, their families, and all Vermonters.”
BioTek Instruments, Inc., headquartered in Winooski, VT, USA, is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of microplate instrumentation and software. These technologies are used to aid life science research, facilitate drug discovery, provide rapid and cost-effective analysis, and enable sensitive, accurate quantification of molecules across diverse applications. BioTek espouses a “Think Possible” approach that sets the tone for fresh ideas, unsurpassed customer service and original innovations. As such, they are often honored for local accomplishments and technological innovations, including Best Places to Work in Vermont, North American New Product Innovation Award for Workflow Solutions in Life Sciences, and Scientists' Choice Awards®: Drug Discovery Product of the Year and Best New Life Sciences Product.