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.
Jay Leno recently took for a spin the Army’s Fuel Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrator (FED), seen as replacing the gas guzzling Humvee on the front lines.
Using contracts that require no upfront capital, the U.S. Army says it is well on its way to meeting energy savings goals set out by President Obama in late 2011.
The largest low concentration photovoltaics project in the world begins operation at the Army’s White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.
An Army demonstration project at Fort Carson, Colo., will test using electric vehicles for energy storage to support a base microgrid.