ELP Gold Leader - Aspen Skiing Company


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Aspen Skiing Company
Member since 2006
24 Karat Gold Winner 2012

Aspen Skiing Company (ASC) attracts 1.4 million visitors each winter to more than 5,000 acres of skiable terrain on four mountains - Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, and Buttermilk. ASC operates four hotels, The Little Nell hotel, The Residences at te Little Nell and the LimeLight hotels in Aspen and Ketchum, ID.

  • Built a 150 kW solar array in Carbondale, in addition to existing solar arrays.
  • Financed a $6 million coal mine methane project, eliminating 3 times the carbon emitted annually.
  • Developed a 115 kW micro-hydroelectric facility using snowmelt as Snowmass.