New 270-Acre Solar Facility Now Online, Providing Clean Energy to the Walt Disney World Resort


Disney announced today they’ve made yet another large step in providing clean renewable energy to the Walt Disney World Resort. Built in collaboration with the Reedy Creek Improvement District (RCID) and Origis Energy USA, a massive new 270-acre, 50-megawatt solar facility is officially online. This facility is expected to generate enough power from the sun to operate two of our four theme parks in Central Florida annually. It will also significantly reduce net greenhouse gas emissions, joining the numerous efforts The Walt Disney Company has launched to deliver its 2020 goal of reducing emissions by 50% compared to 2012. This isn’t the first solar facility to open on Walt Disney World property, in 2016 they opened a 22-acre, 5-megawatt solar facility shaped like Mickey Mouse.