MGM has installed thousands of solar panels at its resort casino in Springfield, Massachusetts.
The company said this month that the more than 3,000-panel solar canopy atop the casino's parking garage will generate more than 1,600 megawatt hours of electricity when it goes online in January. That's enough to power nearly 10% of the 2 million-square-foot casino, hotel and entertainment complex.
The casino said the panels are also expected to reduce the resort's annual carbon footprint by approximately 410 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent.
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MGM Springfield opened in 2018 as Massachusetts' first Las Vegas-style resort casino.