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Ski Resorts Using Green Power

February 2004 - Expressing concern that global warming threatens the livelihood of the ski industry, its employees, and quality of life more generally, the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) is teaming with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to reduce global warming emissions using a variety of measures including green power purchases and on-site renewable energy use. The NSAA reports that member ski resorts are employing renewable energy in a number of different ways, including using wind energy to power chair lifts, purchasing renewable energy credits to offset a portion of their electricity use, and using solar energy for heating or to generate electricity on-site.

Among the green power marketers supplying ski resorts around the country are Bonneville Environmental Foundation, Community Energy, Inc., Green Mountain Energy Company, and NativeEnergy.

News Release - Keep Winter Cool: Ski Areas Team With Conservation Group to Fight Global Warming

News Release - Renewable Energy Becomes Key Component of National Ski Areas' Sustaianbility Program

News Release - Wind Power Helps Ski Resorts "Keep Winter Cool"

News Release - Green Mountain Energy Company Gives a "Lift" To Ski Industry's Global Warming Campaign

News Release - Smugglers' Notch and NativeEnergy announce SkiCool(sm) program to help fight Global Warming (PDF 120 KB) Download Acrobat Reader

NSAA Contact: Geraldine Link, (720) 963-4205



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