MARS Chocolate Maker to Power Entire U.S. Operation With a 118-Turbine Wind Farm

June 10, 2014 by  
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Here’s some sweet news. MARS , the makers of popular chocolate treats such as Snickers and M&M’s, plans to slash its global carbon footprint by 24 percent with a new 118-turbine wind farm that will produce enough energy to power all 37 of its factories across the United States. The 200-megawatt Mesquite Creek Wind facility in Lamesa, Texas is part of the company’s long-term goal to be be carbon neutral by 2040. In light of IKEA’s recent 98-megawatt wind farm investment , it could also be the start of a sustainability race between big global companies. Read the rest of MARS Chocolate Maker to Power Entire U.S. Operation With a 118-Turbine Wind Farm Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 25000-acre wind farm in Texas will power all of the MARS factories in the US , BNB renewable energy and Sumitomo build Mesquite Creek Wind facility , Mars builds a 118-turbine wind farm in Lamesa Texas , Mars plans to slash its global carbon footprint with a 200MW wind farm in Texas , Mars wants to be carbon neutral by 2040 with its sustainable in a generation program

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