Wegmans Gets Grant for Sustainable Solution

Wegmans Food Markets has received a $1 million grant from the Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority for the implementation of hydrogen fuel cell-powered handling equipment at its Retail Service Center here.

POTTSVILLE, Pa. — Wegmans Food Markets has received a $1 million grant from the Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority for the implementation of hydrogen fuel cell-powered handling equipment at its Retail Service Center here.

Since the only byproducts of hydrogen fuel cells are heat and water, they are environmentally friendlier than the lead-acid batteries currently used to power Wegmans handling equipment, like pallet jacks and reach trucks.

In November, the retail

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