Las Vegas Hotel’s Have Major Solar Potential. After the finalization of the massive new solar installation atop MGM Resort’s Mandalay Bay, a 6.4 megawatt array, we are all wondering what hotels will tackle solar next. And with these great satellite images and solar data from Utility Tips we can see how other hotels can take advantage of Southern Nevada’s solar potential.
Utility Tips offers up a list of other Las Vegas Strip properties, accounting for where solar panels could be installed and effectively used, estimating that The Strip has room for over 40 additional megawatts of electricity.
Here are just a few of the potential sites…
Solar Area = 992,000 sq.ft.
Electricity Generation = 7.0 megawatts
Number of U.S. Homes Powered Annually = 1147
Solar Area = 615,000 sq.ft.
Electricity Generation = 4.3 megawatts
Number of U.S. Homes Powered Annually = 704
Solar Area = 398,750 sq.ft.
Electricity Generation = 2.8 megawatts
Number of U.S. Homes Powered Annually = 458
All the casinos combined have the potential to power 7,107 homes per year! To see the full article and list of properties, click here.