There’s now a draft plan under consideration for taking the U.S. Army Garrison at West Point to net-zero energy use.
Solar energy becomes the second of four technologies being awarded under the $7 billion Renewable and Alternative Energy Power Production for DoD Installations MATOC.
A solar-powered microgrid gives the U.S. Army the juice it needs to run an anti-sniper surveillance system in Afghanistan.
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.
Private money is financing privately developed renewable energy projects, beginning with geothermal, that will power U.S. military installations.
Three 275-kilowatt wind turbines are part of a U.S. army base energy upgrade project that’s paid for through an Energy Savings Performance Contract.
For the U.S. military, a solar energy solution lightens the load and could save lives.