Facts & Figures

MWCC Sustainability Facts

  • The height of the wind turbines to the tips of the blades is 396 feet.
  • The length of one blade is 134.5 feet.
  • The total weight of each turbine is 247 tons.
  • Since 2002, MWCC has saved over 34,550,739 kWh of electricity as a result of our biomass conversion project which is the equivalent of planting more than 4,079 acres of trees.
  • MWCC has the only known Associate of Science in Energy Management Degree program offered in the entire Northeast region of the United States.
  • Energy conservation measures completed at MWCC in 2009 are saving 972,740 kWh or approximately $134,000 per year.
  • MWCC’s photovoltaic array of 179 individual panels is contributing more than 100,000 kWh annually to our energy requirements.

Renewable Energy Resources