Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory have developed and prototyped a new photovoltaic system to meet the unique needs of the U.S. Marine Corps.
In addition to its 1.4 MW ground-mounted solar photovoltaic system, Camp Pendleton will gain 345,9000kW of solar power at two of its shared dining halls.
The Marine base hangar where the presidential helicopter Marine One resides gets a solar array – but still we wait for that promised White House system.
The U.S. Navy is moving into full production with its Ground Renewable Expeditionary ENergy System system, designed to provide solar power for Marines.
Several new solar installations at the Twentynine Palms, Calif., Marine Corps base provide 1.5 megawatts of power, and some sorely needed shade as well.
What looks like tropical landscape at San Diego’s Marine Corps Recruit Depot, is really a waste water treatment solution that saves 10,000 gallons of water daily.
The U.S. Marine Corps says that the new Solar Portable Alternative Communications Energy System has the potential to save lives in combat zones.