Fort Knox receives Secretary's Energy Award for innovative technology
August 17, 2011
Secretary of the Army John McHugh met with members of Fort Knox's energy program Thursday to learn more about the installation's energy control room. The systems in this one room monitor in real time the energy usage in virtually all Fort Knox facilities. This capability allows the energy team to analyze energy consumption, identify problem areas, diagnose maintenance issues, and limit energy consumption -- all at the click of a mouse. Fort Knox received the Secretary of the Army Award Energy and Water Management Award in the Innovative and New Technology category for these advancements in monitoring energy usage.