World’s first energy-positive hotel planned for Arctic Circle

Norway and real estate company Miris, the futuristic circular retreat will harness geothermal and solar energy to produce a surplus of solar power that can be redirected back to the grid.

“By creating such a sustainable building, we aim to encourage a more sustainable approach to tourism by making people conscious about the way we experience exotic locations”

In 2015, 3.6 million tourists visited Norway only to be able to see this beautiful landscape:

Norway’s coastline enjoys up to 20 hours of sunshine during summer, Thanks to its northerly latitude, at roughly 66 degrees north of the equator. This means that the energy will be stored during night time for 3 days. 20 hours of sunshines equals to around 3 to 4 days of continuous.

 

Realizado por George Medintu

 

Referencia externa CNN