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Mars Inc. invests in Texas wind farm: can produce enough energy make 13B Snickers bars.

Posted by Industry News on May 1, 2014

Mars Inc. the company that produces Snickers, M&Ms, Mars Bars and a host of other products has partnered with a Tokyo-based company to invest in a 200 MW Texas wind farm. The project is being jointly developed with BNB Renewable Energy and Sumitomo and will be operational in 2015. It will produce 800,000 megawatt-hours of energy - enough to make 13 billion Snickers bars.

According to Mars Inc.’s website, this will be “the biggest long-term commitment to renewable energy use of any food manufacturing business in the United States.” Read more here.