MGM - energy efficiency awardMGM Resorts International is one of four efficiency leaders named 2014 stars for energy efficiency. MGM Resorts International has been named recipient of the 2014 Star of Energy Efficiency Awards announced by the Alliance to Save Energy.

Accomplishments for Receiving the Energy Efficiency Award

MGM Resorts International was cited for reducing energy usage at their Las Vegas properties by 420 million kilowatt-hours, or the equivalent of reducing their carbon footprint by over 100,000 metric tons with their Green Advantage sustainability platform. The company was also cited for reducing its annual energy consumption by 14% since 2007.

Developments in energy efficiency are critical for the future. Our philosophy is demonstrated through the comprehensive programs we implement to reduce energy consumption. We are honored to receive the “Galaxy” Star of Energy Efficiency Award from the Alliance to Save Energy, a thought leader in energy efficiency. It affirms our efforts and provides us with motivation to continue driving innovation at our resorts, in the community and for our guests.” — Cindy Ortega, Chief Sustainability Officer, MGM Resorts International.

The complete announcement is posted on the RealEstateRama website.

About the Author: Lauren Boitel

Lauren Boitel is the Executive Director of ImpactNV, a statewide sustainability NGO convener and coalition builder that drives systemic change around economic, environmental, and social sustainability in the Silver State. Lauren has 12 years of experience as a Sustainability Professional in Southern Nevada and teaches Sustainability & Entrepreneurship for the Lee Business School at UNLV.

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  1. CZ Heating July 31, 2014 at 1:49 am

    Great to see big businesses taking energy efficiency savings serious. Way to go MGM Grand.

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