Vermont Ski Industry’s 668 Green Projects To Save 1.77 Billion Tons of CO2

The state of Vermont has long been a leader in the “green movement” by promoting best practices regarding the environment. That same ideology is a guiding force throughout the state’s ski industry. Efficiency is a top priority in the design and implementation of everything from snowmaking and equipment to the utensils in base lodge eateries. […]

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Green Electricity from Snowfall

Researchers at UCLA have engineered a device that can generate electricity from falling snow. Christened a “snow-based triboelectric nanogenerator” or snow TENG for short, it works by taking advantage of the fact that snow is positively charged and the silicone the device uses is negatively charged. When the falling snow comes into contact with the […]

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Ski Flight Free Campaign Launched

A new not-for-profit independent campaign called Ski Flight Free has been launched by ski-industry digital marketing consultant Iain Martin, with the goal of encouraging skiers to reduce their CO2 emissions when travelling to ski resorts. “Independent research has shown that travelling to a ski resort by train generates less than one fifth of the emissions […]

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Jackson Hole Switches to 100% Locally Sourced Wind Power

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming, USA, has switched to 100% wind-generated electricity, for its year round operations, effective immediately. The resort has signed up to Lower Valley Energy’s (LVE) 100% Green Power program, sourcing wind power from Horse Butte Wind Farm in neighbouring Idaho; the closest wind energy source directly tied to Lower Valley’s […]

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Belgian Rail to Offer On-Train Ski Fitting Service To French Alps

Train company Thalys is running a direct ski service from Belgian capital Brussels to leading French ski resorts from December 21st, 2019 to April 11, 2020. Services will travel from Antwerp and Brussels to Chambéry, Albertville, Moûtiers, Aime la Plagne, Landry and Bourg-Saint-Maurice providing access to some oif the world’s leading ski areas including  Les […]

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