Army S&T team develops power, energy solutions in Afghanistan
Photo Credit: Summer Barkley (Army Materiel Command)
Power generated by two generators in the top center unit is fed to the control unit (right) where the Intelligent Micro Grid computer system distributes reliable power matched to demand loads and peak demand times at a lower cost per kilowatt hour than point generation of electrical power. The 1-megawatt microgrid provides power to more than 60 structures such as the office container (left) at the camp with greater efficiency than the 20 plus generators it replaces.
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