Energy

Army and sustainability? Using those two words in the same sentence several years ago would have probably been considered the punch line to a joke. But today, a military base that is both environmentally friendly and meets the needs of …
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Iowa Army Ammunition Plant is undertaking a two-phase installation of geothermal and photovoltaic systems at its administration building to help meet the Army Energy Security’s mission to “make energy a consideration for all Army activities to reduce demand, increase efficiency, …
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When it comes to providing comfortable living spaces for deployed soldiers while saving time, money, fuel and water, rigid walls beat canvas every time. If you doubt that, just consult the experts at Product Manager Force Sustainment Systems, or PM …
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In an ongoing effort to save taxpayer dollars, the post’s Directorate of Public Works reached out to Army Reserve aviation for help. Garrison energy officials figured the best way to look for wasted energy was to go up – literally. …
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Humanity is running on full power. From the lights in our houses to our mobile devices, we are an energized society. And future energy sources could come from some pretty unlikely places. Dr. Lenny Tender, a research chemist at the …
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U.S. Naval Research Laboratory scientists in the Electronics Technology and Science Division, in collaboration with the Imperial College London and MicroLink Devices, Inc., Niles, Ill., have proposed a novel triple-junction solar cell with the potential to break the 50 percent …
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Kandahar University, located in western Kandahar City, received 36 pallets of solar panels from a private U.S. company Jan. 8, marking an important day for energy independence in the Kandahar region. The panels, worth nearly $1 million, were donated by …
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The U.S. Army dedicated its largest solar photovoltaic system at White Sands Missile Range in a ceremony led by Brig. Gen. Gwen Bingham, White Sands commander, joined by Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment. …
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