This Mickey Mouse soaks in the sun to produce energy

Last Modified: Wed Apr 13 2016 19:53:28 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 12-Apr-16
    Duke Energy, Walt Disney World Resort, the Reedy Creek Improvement District (RCID) officially dedicated a giant, Mickey-Mouse-shaped solar project located near the Epcot theme park in Orlando, Florida.
  • 5 MW
    installed capacity of the solar facility located on 22 acres near Epcot. The facility will be operated by Duke Energy, which will sell the alternative energy to RCID to help meet the power needs of Walt Disney World Resort and its other customers, such as Four Seasons Resort and the hoteliers along Hotel Plaza Boulevard.
  • 48,000
    solar panels have been used in creating the facility and the Mickey Mouse shape.The solar power plant is the equivalent of 1,000 residential solar rooftops systems.