New power generation: Is the Las Vegas Strip becoming a model for renewable energy use?

New power generation: Is the Las Vegas Strip becoming a model for renewable energy use?

Article brief provided by Las Vegas Weekly
  • Shannon Miller, Las Vegas Weekly
December 10, 2023 4:59 PM

Can a city that prides itself on excess also be sustainable?

Brandon Morrison, director of sustainability with Resorts World, says yes. His evidence: The 3,500-room property recently announced it is now powered by 100% renewable energy.

“I think there’s the perception that you’re either luxurious or sustainable, and you’re not a mix of both. We’re working to prove that you can have a luxurious integrated resort in the entertainment capital of the world that operates efficiently and responsibly, and that seeks to minimize natural resource consumption,” he tells the Weekly. “It’s having Las Vegas with 45 million visitors a year as a model for sustainability.”