At 130 megawatts, the U.S. military is using a lot of solar power – but a new industry report highlights the huge amount that will come in the next several years.
Its purpose is shrouded in mystery but we do know one thing about the U.S. Air Force’s robotic X-37B space plane, which flew back to Earth recently after a 15-month stint in orbit — it runs on solar.
In California, Edwards Air Force Base will offset its electricity use in the high-demand season with a 3.4 MW solar system owned and operated by Borrego Solar.
Two new 1.5-megawatt wind turbines go into operation on Cape Cod, helping the Air Force save money as it does groundwater remediation at the site.
Edwards Air Force Base in California’s Antelope Valley is partnering with Borrega Solar to install three 1-megawatt solar farms to offset its utility bills.
Air Force officials have announced that the Los Angeles Air Force base will replace its general purpose vehicle fleet with plug-in electric vehicles.
Proton OnSite will deliver a hydrogen generator to the historic Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) facility outside Honolulu, Hawaii.
The Air Force Reserve Command recently opened its new Personnel Center, which is its first large-scale green building to date – but certainly not the last.
Six-hundred rooftops at Hawaii’s Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam are getting solar panels, as the U.S. Air Force continues to go green.
Two of the Air Force’s F-16 Thunderbirds recently flew an aerial show on a 50/50 camelina-based biofuel blend.
A U.S. Air Force flight test in Ohio recently offered further evidence that a camelina oil based biofuel may be ready to be used in commercial and military aircraft.