Westin Bahrain instals 20 wind turbines
The Westin & Le Meridien City Centre Bahrain have completed the installation of wind turbines, marking the first two hotels in Bahrain to do so.
The hotel has installed 20 wind turbines, which generate 3kw of electricity per turbine, in addition to 96 electric solar panels.
“We are proud to be the first hotel in Bahrain to install wind turbines in the hotel that generate enough electricity to run our public areas lighting thus reducing our carbon footprint,” said Sammy Gani, Complex General Manager for The Westin City Centre Bahrain and Le Meridien City Centre Bahrain. “Guided by Marriott’s sustainability and social impact goals, this initiative is part of our commitment to sustainable operations and creating a positive impact across our hotels.”
Zakour Moussa, Complex Chief Engineer for The Westin City Centre Bahrain and Le Meridien City Centre Bahrain, added, “Electricity generated from these ten turbines is enough to light up all public areas at The Westin & Le Meridien City Centre Bahrain. As of May 2022, we generated 9219 kWh at The Westin City Centre Bahrain, saving generating carbon of 6545 kgs. While Le Meridien City Centre Bahrain generated 9398 kWh and saved generating carbon of 6673 kg.
“To put this into perspective, the electricity generated can run a car for 53,931km and save 218 trees.”