Probiotics Powered by The Sun
Since 1979, UAS Labs has emerged as one of the most trusted names in the industry and a pioneer in probiotic manufacturing. We have made it our mission to provide trusted, science-based probiotic solutions that promote healthy living through strategic strain selection, clinical research, and manufacturing within our fully integrated, cutting edge facilities. Throughout the process, we continue to take strives to realize one of our Core Values of Respect – People and Environment.
Today, we are excited to announce the next step toward minimizing our impact on the environment and our communities.
Did you know that in as little as an hour and a half, enough sunlight strikes the earth’s surface to handle the entire world’s energy consumption for a full year? That makes solar energy the most abundant source of clean energy available to us.
Recognizing this, UAS Labs committed to constructing a solar panel array at our fermentation facility in Madison, Wisconsin, blazing a trail in energy sustainability. This array, completed in the spring of 2019, contains 264 panels producing an estimated 120,130 kilowatt-hours of energy per year. That is the rough equivalent of:
- The annual electrical usage of 12 average US homes
- 71,340 miles NOT driven (based on greenhouse gas emissions)
- 160,170 pounds of coal NOT burned
- 458,082 pounds of CO2 NOT emitted into the atmosphere
Madison Solar Array
And if that was not impressive enough, our array is capable of supplying up to 20% of our energy needs during peak solar-production, positioning UAS Labs at the forefront of the probiotic industry in sustainability. We are proud to offer probiotics powered by the sun!
The Madison Solar Array is only one small piece of our Environmental Sustainability Policy led by key-players at both our Madison and Wausau facilities and carried out by the entire organization
Madison Sustainability Team
Wausau Sustainability Team