News & Media
News & Media
We are excited to be ushering in this 21st century movement towards reducing our carbon footprints. Next time you visit us, look around and see if you can spot our agent of change, or follow us on facebook for updates on our upcoming projects and festivities!
In the meantime, check out our latest press releases and more below.
May 22, 2023 Update - Golden Eagle Awards
For 30 years, the National Ski Area Association has been recognizing ski areas across the country for their environmental excellence through the Golden Eagle Awards. We are honored to be selected as a finalist for two awards - Overall Environmental Excellence and Climate Change Impact. Read more about this award here. Congratulations to Wild Mountain and Vail Resorts, the award winners!
September 19, 2022 Update - National Solar Tour | October 1 & 2
Massanutten is participating in the 2022 National Solar Tour! On October 1 & 2 solar sites across the United States are opening their spaces to visitors who are interested in checking out their solar arrays. This past year, we have initiated the installation of three different solar arrays across the resort! Come check out our solar arrays on the Woodstone Building during this event. We will have one of our project managers, along with representatives from Got Electric and Secure Futures at the Woodstone Building to answer your questions. Our site will be open for visitors from 11 am - 5 pm on both October 1 and 2!
We cannot wait to see you there!
Woodstone Building Address | 1822 Resort Dr.
Learn More Here
August 30, 2022 Update - WOODSTONE BUILDING AT MASSANUTTEN NOW PRODUCING ITS OWN ELECTRICITY
MASSANUTTEN, Va. (August 29, 2022) – A solar installation on the roof of Massanutten Resort’s Woodstone building has been energized, and is now producing power.
The solar array is designed to produce up to 185,000 KwHs of power annually, offsetting approximately 15 percent of the building’s annual electrical demand. The building serves as the Resort’s primary guest services facility, offering check-ins, indoor and outdoor swimming, a restaurant, a fitness club and other services.
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August 17, 2022 Update - HISTORIC CLIMATE BILL EXPECTED TO BENEFIT SKI INDUSTRY
SAM Magazine—Washington, D.C., Aug. 16, 2022—President Biden signed the $750 billion Inflation Reduction Act today. whitehouse 440The package includes the largest climate, energy, and environmental justice investment ($370 billion) in U.S. history, from which the U.S. ski industry stands to benefit.
The legislation, which addresses health care and taxes in addition to climate, will boost production of green energy, lower the cost of clean transportation and energy, and invest billions in sustainable forestry, wildfire risk reduction, and drought response, among other provisions—all of which will be helpful to the entire ski industry long-term.
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March 8, 2022 Update - FOR ITS NEXT 50 YEARS, MASSANUTTEN COMMITS TO ENERGY-EFFICIENT OPERATIONS - Resort to install Virginia ski industry’s first solar arrays.
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