Disney’s newest solar facility is no small matter. The new, 270-acre, 50-megawatt solar facility is expected to generate enough renewable solar power to operate two of Disney World‘s four theme parks annually!
The new solar facility will significantly reduce Disney’s net greenhouse gas emissions. This project, combined with other efforts, will help Disney deliver on its 2020 goal of reducing emissions by 50 percent compared to 2012.
This 500,000+ solar panel facility is in addition to the 22-acre, 5-megawatt solar facility that is shaped like Mickey Mouse and opened in 2016.
A time-lapse video was shared — filmed with a solar-powered camera — that shows the facility coming to life.
Solar power is not Disney’s only step in increasing sustainability and decreasing the environmental impact of the parks.
- Read about Disney’s commitment to reduce the use of single-use plastic products in the parks.
- Learn about refillable amenities replacing individual bottles at Disney resorts.
- See the park-specific reusable shopping bags here.
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