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Planned New Australian Indoor Snow Centre to be Fully Green-Powered

A planned new indoor snow centre, Winter Sports World, proposed for Penrith near Sydney in Australia will be entirely powered by a 1.2 megawatt power supply of photovoltaic solar cells on the roof, the team behind the project say. That’s the equivalent of powering 220 homes with photovoltaic panels, feeding into an on-site battery storage facility.The $300 million development will

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New All-Weather Snowmaking System Launched

The Italian-headquartered snowmaking company Demaclenko has created a new all-weather snowmaking machine which the company says offers, “…an unprecedented solution for efficient and powerful snowmaking when it’s not freezing.” Working with the Austrian-based company 3CON, a specialist in interior production systems, Demaclenko has christened their technology ‘Snow4Ever 200’ and states, “What’s revolutionary about Demaclenko’s technology is that real technical snow,

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Saudi Arabia Building Largest Indoor Snow Centre Outside China And Seeks Olympic-Standard Skiers

Saudi Arabia has announced that it is hoping to find ski and snowboard competitors to represent the kingdom at next winter’s 2022 Olympics in Beijing. The country is also set to become home to the fourth largest indoor snow centre in the world, and the largest outside China, next year. The Saudi Winter Sports Federation has been placing adverts seeking

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Snow Abu Dhabi Nearing Completion

What is being billed as “one of the world’s largest snow parks” is due to open “later this year” as part of a giant new mall complex in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, the people behind it say. Construction of the massive USD $1.2billon Reem Mall retail project and surrounding transport link upgrades are reported to be currently

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US Indoor Snow Centre Could Be First of Many

Alpine-X, the company behind the planned $225m Fairfax Peak indoor snow centre due to be built in Virginia, say they intend it to be one of many indoor snow centres they plan to build across North America over the coming years. When the Fairfax Peak proposals were first announced several years ago the company said they were planning at least

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The World’s Longest Indoor Snow Slopes

Over the 30+ years that there have been indoor snow centres there has been a battle to have the country’s, continent’s or world’s longest indoor snow slope. Some say we shouldn’t be so obsessed with the slope’s length, they say as big, sometimes a bigger concern is the width of the slope, or whether there are several slopes. They argue

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