According to the National Ski Areas Association, 21 ski areas nationwide are now offsetting 100% of their electricity use with green power purchasing, representing about 290 million kWh of renewable energy in aggregate. Most recently, Maine's Sugarloaf/USA and Sunday River resorts reported that they are jointly purchasing 30 million kWh of renewable energy certificates (RECs) equivalent, following purchase announcements by Alpine Meadows, Calif., Grand Targhee, Wyo., Middlebury College Snow Bowl, Vt. and Shawnee Peak, Maine.
News Release - Resorts Nationwide Energize Green Power Program
News Release - Sugarloaf/USA, Sunday River Purchase Wind Power for 100% of Electricity Consumption
News Release - Alpine Meadows Purchases 100% Wind Power. Other New Programs Add To Existing Environmental Initiatives
News Release - Middlebury College ski facility takes carbon neutrality to new heights
News Release - Grand Targhee Resort Goes 100% Green with Wind Power (PDF 26 KB) Download Adobe Reader
News Article - Shawnee Peak the Latest Resort to Turn to Wind Power