Massachusetts Ski Resort Expands Sustainability Efforts

HANCOCK, Mass. — Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort, the largest ski and snowboard resort in southern New England, will soon add a 2.3-megawatt, 7,502-panel community solar facility to its 12-acre property.

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Bowdoin College to Lead State in Solar Power

BRUNSWICK, Maine — A proposed solar power complex at Bowdoin College will be eight times larger than any solar installation in the state of Maine.

The school’s board of trustees last week approved the 1,300-kW system, set to generate energy for the school’s largest athletic facilities, to create a new standard of sustainability in the state. Currently, Maine’s largest solar installation is Thomas College’s 170-kW system.

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Electronics Recycler Completes Solar Installation

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Vista Solar recently completed a 234-kilowatt commercial solar installation for AER Worldwide, a global electronics recycler and independent distributor of electronic components headquartered in Fremont, Calif.

Since its inception in January 1996, AER has been committed to protecting the environment through reuse and proper recycling of electronic waste, according to company officials.

“Installing solar made both ethical and business sense for AER Worldwide,” a statement from the company said.

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