Posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016 8:15 AM | Contributed by Jeff
Duke Energy and Walt Disney World officials announced details of the Mickey-shaped solar farm near Epcot this morning. The five-megawatt solar farm is being called the Walt Disney World Solar Facility. On Tuesday morning, Angie Renner, Disney World's environmental integration director, helped Duke Energy state president Alex Glenn throw a giant symbolic switch to signify the farm coming online. But the facility was already generating power since March.
Read more from The Orlando Sentinel.
More importantly, though - how many trees were lost?
Much easier when you have control...
Right? They built it and turned it on in the time that Jackson, New Jersey has spent talking about it.
Call me when you can produce the 1.21 gigawatts I need...
Let's see: 22 acres = 5 Megawatts --> .227 Megawatts per acre or .000227 Gigawatts per acre (~5330.4 acres)? They may just have enough land to do it, but capacity would be lousy: http://www.wdwradio.com/2005/02/wdw-history-101-how-to-buy-27000-ac...e-noticeq/
I'm guessing it would have to be an upcharge attraction. ;)
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