Ballparks of America’s Red Roofs ‘Go Green’

With sights set on a more sustainable future, Ballparks of America has announced the decision to make a major investment in solar energy at its world-class sports complex. ArrowPoint Solar of Nixa, Missouri, has been selected to complete the installation of nearly 1,300 solar panels at the premier baseball and softball sports facility.

January 15, 2021

With sights set on a more sustainable future, Ballparks of America has announced the decision to make a major investment in solar energy at its world-class sports complex. ArrowPoint Solar of Nixa, Missouri, has been selected to complete the installation of nearly 1,300 solar panels at the premier baseball and softball sports facility.

Even among their signature 5 major-league replica fields, Ballparks of America’s numerous red rooftops are one of the most recognizable features of this national baseball destination. Ballparks of America co- owner Paul Satterwhite noted, “this solar project will put our red roofs to good use, allow us to be a good steward of energy resources, and help with the utility expenses of the Ballparks complex over the life of the panels.” Satterwhite added “it’s been fun to watch Ballparks’ red roofs ‘go green’.”

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