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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

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Mixed Reports on The Plans Of The Operator of the World’s Largest Indoor Snow Centres

The Sunac group, which runs at least six indoor snow centres in China, including the world’s three largest by snow area, was a major presence at this year’s at The World Winter Sports (Beijing) Expo staged in early autumn. The Sunac Culture & Tourism Group exhibited its ability to manage the whole chain of the snow industry and the advantages

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Snow Abu Dhabi “Close To Completion”

The huge Reem Mall complex on Abu Dhabi’s Reem Island is reported to be close to completion. Seven-years after it was first unveiled the $1.2 billion US retail hub is reported to be “over 95 per cent complete.” Along with more than 450 shops and over 85 different dining options, the mall will house “one of the world’s largest snow

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Alpine-X Launches Free Members Club

Alpine-X, a company which intends to build indoor snowsports centres across North America with its first at Fairfax Peak in Virginia by 2025 has launched a membership program designed to fit its mission of ‘Snowsports for Everyone.’ The free-to-join club has a focus on offering gear discounts, and support to club members who are also being encouraged to offer feedback

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Singapore Indoor Snow Centre Unveils ‘Ice Hotel Gallery’

Singapore’s only indoor snow centre, Snow City, has opened the country’s first ‘Ice Hotel Gallery’ experience offering the chance to see, if not actually stay in, sdome of the facilities found at ice hotels in Scandinavia. Like most countries travel opportunities to cold weather destinations still look limited this winter and one media outlet described the opportunity to stay in

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Florida’s First Snow Park Re-Opening In November

Florida’s first snow themed park, Snowcat Ridge, which debuted last autumn despite the impact of the pandemic, re-opens in October for its second winter season and has new attractions promised. Snowcat Ridge’s main attraction is outdoor tubing hill with dry ski slope surface, some 60 feet (17 metres) high and 400 feet (122 metres) long, but there’s an arctic igloo

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