Russ Urban, the president of High Hotels, has long been intrigued by renewable energy sources such as solar power.
But there’s a problem with trying to meet a hotel’s energy needs entirely by using solar power — the typical hotel roof is too small to hold all the solar panels required.
So, to generate enough electricity for its Courtyard by Marriott hotel in the Greenfield Corporate Center, High Hotels will install 2,700 solar panels atop a large industrial building about a third of a mile away. Read more
The Courtyard by Marriott-Lancaster will be solar powered in September 2018