In Solar Buzz

By for the Asbury Park Press

As thousands of thrill-seekers sit at the top of the Nitro roller coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure, they’ll be able to make out a new sight in the distance:Hundreds of solar panels, nestled between thousands of acres of trees and installed on canopies over thousands of parking spaces.

And then they’ll drop 200 feet back to Earth, driven entirely by solar power and gravity.

The theme park announced Wednesday that its massive solar farm, built and operated by KDC Solar, is fully operational, providing enough power to account for over 98 percent of the park’s energy needs.

“A lot of places in the industry are starting to think about this, and we’re hoping this will be the trigger for even more ahead,” Six Flags Great Adventure President John Winkler said.

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