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Solar Garden for Mars Chocolate (M&Ms Maker) Unveiled

Solar Garden for Mars Chocolate (M&Ms Maker) Unveiled

Mars Chocolate has unveiled a new solar garden (aka solar farm or solar power project) at its Henderson chocolate factory in Nevada. Mars Chocolate produces M&Ms, as you may well know, as well as Las Vegas’ Ethel M chocolate and numerous other chocolate and candy options. The new solar project provides the chocolate factory with 100% of its electricity. On Thursday, state and local government officials, executives from NV Energy, juwi solar Inc. (JSI), and Mars Chocolate North America leaders cut the ribbon on the new solar garden (just sounds nicer, doesn’t it?). Here are some details on the project: It includes 2,112 ground-mounted solar panels on 4.4 acres. The solar project “generates 1,258 megawatt hours of zero-emission electricity each year, offsetting 867 metric tons of greenhouse gas – the equivalent of removing approximately 170 vehicles from the road.” Put anoth...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/02/27/solar-garden-for-mars...

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