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.