High on deck 19, out of sight from passengers, are 21,000 square feet of thin solar film that produce enough power to light the ship’s Royal Promenade and Central Park areas, said Jamie Sweeting, Royal Caribbean Cruises VP of environmental stewardship and global chief environmental officer. The $750,000 installation was a coup for BAM Solar Power. Royal Caribbean, which is the world’s second-largest cruise company, doesn’t expect a rapid payoff on its solar panel investments, but they fit well with its overall effort to make energy-efficient cruise ships and care for the environment.
A spokeswoman for Miami-based Carnival Corp. said the world’s largest cruise company isn’t doing so because the return on investment is not yet high enough. read more...
Never mind the environment, it is all about profits. Shame on you Micky!!