News

Walt Disney World Solar Panels Now Span 270 Acres — 50-Megawatt Solar Park Powers ~2 Theme Parks

For full article, see Cleantechnica.com By Cynthia Shahan The last time I visited Walt Disney World was decades ago. I am more of a candidate for hiking the Appalachian trail than going to a theme park. However, one thing that would have me jump to go is another chance to view and photograph a large [...]

2019-06-13T16:02:36-07:00June 9th, 2019|FL Solar 5 Reedy Creek, News|

Walt Disney World Goes Green(er) with Solar Farm Larger than Magic Kingdom

For full article see goodmorningamerica.com: By Lesley Hauler Disney just got a whole lot greener! Walt Disney World has unveiled its newest and largest solar farm. At 270 acres, the site is almost twice the size of the entire Magic Kingdom. "Here at Disney, every day is Earth Day," Angie Renner, Environmental Integration Director [...]

2019-05-15T15:31:27-07:00April 20th, 2019|FL Solar 5 Reedy Creek, News|

Sterling Light Storage Units Mark Milestone

For complete article see: The Telegram STERLING - The Sterling Municipal Light Department is marking a major milestone related to the department’s two energy storage systems. In March, SMLD celebrated over $1 million in avoided costs to the light department, thanks to the two systems. SMLD’s first energy storage system, a 2-megawatt, 3.9-megawatt-hour utility [...]

2019-05-17T09:44:07-07:00April 19th, 2019|MA Solar I Sterling Community, News|

Walt Disney World Resort Celebrates Earth Day with New Solar Facility Capable of Powering Two Theme Parks

For full article see the Disney Parks Blog By Angie Renner, Environmental Integration Director Earth Day is right around the corner, and at Walt Disney World Resort, we’re celebrating by sharing a behind-the-scenes look at the brand new 270-acre, 50-megawatt solar facility that’s helping to power the magic! Built in collaboration with the Reedy [...]

2019-04-18T10:25:44-07:00April 18th, 2019|FL Solar 5 Reedy Creek, News|

Major New 270-Acre Solar Facility Now Online, Providing Clean Energy to Walt Disney World Resort

For full article see the Disney Parks Blog By Angie Renner, Environmental Integration Director We’ve got some big news to share from the Sunshine State today. Built in collaboration with the Reedy Creek Improvement District and Origis Energy USA, a massive new 270-acre, 50-megawatt solar facility is officially online and providing renewable clean energy [...]

2019-03-08T12:28:06-07:00February 20th, 2019|FL Solar 5 Reedy Creek, News|

Why Disney World is Betting on Clean Energy

For full article see: Forbes BY: Jake Hiller Sustainable Finance Manager, EDF+Business “Environmental stewardship and conservation were engrained in The Walt Disney Company from the beginning,” Angie Renner recently told me. Angie is an Environmental Integration Director at Walt Disney World Resort, and today she says the company is investing in new technologies and renewable energy [...]

2019-02-04T14:51:14-07:00January 28th, 2019|FL Solar 5 Reedy Creek, News|

Consensus Emerging Behind Large-Scale Solar in Georgia

For full article see: PV Magazine USA Last week was a week of superlatives. The largest battery systems in the world were approved in California, and Entergy (an unlikely actor) signed a contract with Canadian Solar for the largest solar plant in Mississippi. If one more of these stories were to break, we might have to [...]

2018-12-17T12:08:48-07:00November 16th, 2018|GA 4 Twiggs County, News|

Twiggs Co. Will Be Home to One of the Largest Solar Plants in Georgia, Creating Jobs for Rural Georgia

For video and full article see: NBC TV 41 Twiggs County will soon be home to one of the largest solar panel projects, east of the Mississippi River. First Solar and Origis Energy are bringing clean, renewable energy to the Peach State. "We really are proud of this. It is going to be more green energy [...]

2018-12-17T12:08:48-07:00November 16th, 2018|GA 4 Twiggs County, News|

First Panel Installed at New Solar Facility Providing Power to Walt Disney World Resort

For full article see the Disney Parks Blog. One down, 499,999 to go! We are excited to announce that the first of half a million solar panels was recently installed at the previously-announced new 270-acre, 50-megawatt solar facility, which is being developed in collaboration with the Reedy Creek Improvement District and Origis Energy USA to [...]

2018-12-17T12:08:49-07:00October 19th, 2018|FL Solar 5 Reedy Creek, News|