Main parking area at Six Flags Magic Mountain will certainly be covered with 12.37 MW of photovoltaic panels

Apr 26, 2023 12:59 PM ET
  • Solar Optimum as well as DSD Renewables have finished layouts for a 12.37-MW solar carport and also 1.9-MW power storage space system for Six Flags Magic Mountain in Los Angeles.
Main parking area at Six Flags Magic Mountain will certainly be covered with 12.37 MW of photovoltaic panels
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" This is a thrilling day for 6 Flags as we progress our commitment to ecological stewardship, considerably increasing solar power generation capacity at our parks," claimed Jason Freeman, Six Flags Vice President of Operations, Public Safety, Engineering & Maintenance. "Six Flags has placed a high priority on efforts to boost and also safeguard the setting, blazing a trail for amusement park companies all over the world as well as capturing the interest of other private companies that likewise have the power to drive solar projects. By partnering with specialists like Solar Optimum as well as DSD Renewables, we can continue to enhance our environmental programs with additional waste, water as well as power decrease targets and campaigns," he added.

The solar carport will certainly be developed over the primary guest parking area, and the park will be able to offset 100% of its energy use with solar energy.

In addition to the Six Flags Magic Mountain setup, two additional parks-- 6 Flags Discovery Kingdom in Northern California and also 6 Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey-- have actually also established on-site solar capabilities with over 30 MW of fully-operational solar power systems installed.

" We're recognized to companion with 6 Flags as well as Solar Optimum on this solar + storage space project via DSD's Developer Network and applaud Six Flags' commitment to onsite renewables," stated Danielle Fidel, Senior Director, Developer Network at DSD. "Utilizing their car park for solar covers will not just offset 100% of the park's energy use, it will certainly likewise supply the included advantage of shaded auto parking for customers. A win-win for every person."

" Six Flags is already an onsite renewables trendsetter, and with this project, they will remain to exceed," claimed Arno Aghamalian, Solar Optimum CEO as well as Founder. "We take pride in the collaboration we have helped establish in between DSD, 6 Flags and Solar Optimum, as we include in their portfolio of sites and also work to offset all their tons with solar and batteries. As energy costs undoubtedly boost, these projects lower prices, lower their carbon footprint, and also inevitably supply even more value to the client with much preferred shared. The future of solar has never looked brighter, as well as we're thrilled to lead the change with our relied on companions."

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