KXRA’s Voice: Report Promotes Green Energy at Destination Medical Center in Rochester

A new report states that Rochester’s new six billion dollar Destination Medical Center district should expand existing district energy systems, encourage or require developers to follow state efficiency building requirements and maximize onsite renewable energy. The multi-billion-dollar plan calls for attracting developers over the next two decades to construct 12 million square feet of offices in an effort to create 35-to-45-thousand jobs.

The goal is to position Rochester and Mayo Clinic as “a global medical destination center.” It will use a lot of energy and the Center for Energy and Environment report says that the energy generated should be as green as possible.

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