A ski company built a power plant fueled by methane. It’s a success, but can it be replicated?
Payne Institute Director Morgan Bazilian contributes to this article about news of Aspen Ski Companies success as the international climate community continues to debate how best to stop the warming of the planet, with a new emphasis on methane reduction. The power plant churns out 24 million kilowatt hours a year, about as much electricity for the grid as the ski company uses to run its four resorts and hotels. Aspen Skiing Co. had already built a small solar array on one ski hill and a hydroelectric plant powered by spring snow melt — but it wanted to do more. May 28, 2021.