September 20, 2013 - Abita Brewing Co. is quickly reaching its goal of becoming one of the most energy-efficient breweries in the country as it now is using a 340-panel rooftop solar system to power its brew house. New Orleans-based South Coast Solar installed the 84 kilowatt photovoltaic system, which the brewery unveiled Friday.
It is one of the largest commercial solar systems in the state, according to South Coast Solar.
"It really fits in to what we do as a brewery - trying to be a good neighbor and a good environmental steward," Abita Beer President David Blossman said. "We think that we have some of the most beautiful environment and nature here, and especially here in Abita Springs." read more>>>