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  • Radford Army Ammunition Plant is Going Green

    Apr 22, 2016

    Radford Army Ammunition Plant held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new natural gas energy center at Radford AAP on April 21.

  • Second wind turbine brings Tooele Army Depot closer to net zero energy

    Apr 18, 2016

    A second wind turbine now towers nearly 300 feet above the rugged landscape of Utah's Tooele Army Depot, part of a rapidly growing sustainable energy network constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District.

  • Minimized Logistics Habitat Unit saves energy, preserves quality of life

    Apr 15, 2016

    For Soldiers in remote locations, home is where the MILHUT is. The small shelter system provides a home-like environment while also reducing energy and water usage, as well as waste. The Minimized Logistics Habitat Unit, or MILHUT, is a containerized shelter that relies on renewable energy technologies, which enable warfighters to be deployed longer in remote areas without the need for resupply. The MILHUT system provides habitat, hygiene and meal preparation capabilities that are not usually available with deployments to remote, austere areas.

  • Waste-to-energy machine reveals power of trash

    Apr 13, 2016

    Fort Benning is helping the Army test a new product that could one day change not only how forward operating bases get rid of their waste, but also how they make use of it.

  • IMCOM supports cyber growth infrastructure

    Apr 8, 2016

    Lt. Gen. Kenneth Dahl and Maj. Gen. Lawarren Patterson recently co-chaired the sixth Cyber Installation Support Summit at U.S. Army Installation Management Command Headquarters.

  • Army, Air Force build partnership for energy assurance

    Apr 7, 2016

    The military's ability to accomplish its missions -- whether executing today's fight or training for future ones -- is dependent on electricity that powers installations. The Army and Air Force have identified energy resilience as a critical objective, advancing the capability for their systems, installations, and personnel to respond to and recover from unexpected disruptions.

  • Installation Management Command conducts energy assessment at Fort Drum

    Apr 7, 2016

    While most people cringe at the idea of being audited, an assessment conducted last week at Fort Drum showcased some of the ways in which the installation has excelled in the area of energy conservation and sustainability.

  • USAG Bavaria sets environmental sustainability support example

    Apr 7, 2016

    The Department of Defense mission is to provide the military forces necessary to deter war, protect the security of the American people, our allies, and advance our interests globally. To execute its mission and ensure compliance with Executive Order 13693, Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade, environmental sustainability must be an integral part of the defense mission.

  • Army Reserve Sustainability Programs Encourage Paper Reduction

    Apr 7, 2016

    Paper is one of the largest components of solid waste and one of the largest business expenditures in the United States. The Army Reserve is striving to reduce waste, improve business efficiency, lower operating costs and conserve resources by encouraging paper reduction awareness this April.

  • Hon. Hammack's statement before the Appropriations Subcommittee, United States Senate

    Apr 7, 2016

    The U.S. Army's top priority continues to be readiness: the Army must be ready to shape the global security environment, defend our homeland, and win the nation's wars. To meet these missions, the Army requires ready and resilient installations -- our power projection platforms -- to enable regional engagement and global responsiveness.

  • New family townhouses ready for PCS season at USAG Bavaria

    Apr 6, 2016

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- Seventy new townhouses at Tower Barracks here and at Rose Barracks in Vilseck, Germany will be ready for families to move in by late May.

  • Army Announces Anniston Army Depot Large-Scale Renewable Energy Solar Project

    Mar 17, 2016

    The Army has announced the development of a 10 megawatt (MW) alternating current (AC), large-scale renewable energy solar project on Anniston Army Depot in Alabama.

  • Top Army advisor focuses on facilities, energy use

    Mar 17, 2016

    When the Assistant Secretary of the Army visited Fort Leonard Wood last week, the focus was the installation and the post's efforts in recycling and energy conservation.

  • Fort Irwin working to ensure reliable electrical power at NTC

    Mar 7, 2016

    On Saturday, March 12, all of Fort Irwin will undergo a power outage, as its primary electricity provider, Southern California Edison, will upgrade its power grid from 6 am to 6 pm. During the outage, SCE will do maintenance work on its power grid. Much has been done to improve the reliability and sustainability of the National Training Center's electrical power supply since two summers ago, when a series of outages beset the post.

  • What is the Army doing with operational energy?

    Feb 29, 2016

    Operational energy management has become an important facet of Army sustainment and should be incorporated in doctrine and reinforced during training.

  • Army power plant proposed

    Feb 19, 2016

    The Department of the Army announced the signing of a "record of decision" to proceed with Hawaiian Electric's construction and operation of a 50-megawatt biofuel-capable power generation plant, here.

  • Army Research Laboratory initiative lends hand to economical waste-to-energy production

    Feb 18, 2016

    Military bases located in remote areas may one day be able to efficiently turn food waste into vehicle fuel thanks to a collaborative research effort between scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the University of Texas at Tyler.

  • Army needs appropriated funds to ensure energy security

    Feb 5, 2016

    While the Army is making great progress meeting its energy efficiency and renewable energy targets, this is not enough, said Richard Kidd, the deputy assistant secretary of the Army for energy and sustainability.

  • Ground breaks at Fort Hood for largest renewable energy project in Army

    Jan 28, 2016

    Fort Hood, federal and local officials broke ground here during a ceremony for a massive energy project for the installation, Jan. 28.

  • ASA Presidential Appointee Visits Blue Grass Army Depot

    Jan 14, 2016

    ASA (IE&E) Visits Surety Installation in Kentucky

  • Michael F. McGhee to Lead Office of Energy Initiatives' Renewable Energy Efforts

    Jan 8, 2016

    Honorable Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the army for Installations, Energy & Environment announced Mr. Michael McGhee as the new executive director of the U.S. Army Office of Energy Initiatives.

  • Climate Change

    Jan 6, 2016

    From the Pope to the President to Paris, there is a growing national and international discussion about the causes of climate change and what actions, if any, should be taken by policymakers. The U.S. Army, however, does not have the luxury of engaging in this debate -- instead, we must respond to the effects of climate change that are already affecting our mission.

  • 2015 marks science, technology breakthroughs

    Dec 24, 2015

    In 2015, the U.S. Army's homepage published dozens of stories regarding technology being developed by engineers and scientists across the force. Among the topics of interest were developments in power distribution, robotics and network security software.

  • Hammack wants Army off grid

    Dec 3, 2015

    If a tsunami ever hits Oahu, Hawaii, where tens of thousands of troops are stationed, power would be knocked out across the island and military operations would be impacted because all of the electrical generators are located along the shore, said Katherine Hammack.

  • Picatinny Arsenal engineers cook up new recipe for biofuel

    Dec 1, 2015

    While people who go to the beach and lakes may think of algae as a slimy nuisance, Picatinny engineers have partnered with private industry to harness its photosynthesis ability to develop a safe, cheap, fast and environmentally-friendly way to recycle aging M6 artillery round propellant and create biofuel.

  • Army advances battery research with engineer's Japanese assignment

    Nov 25, 2015

    The U.S. and Japanese militaries are improving combat-vehicle battery research through partnerships, according to officials.

  • Assistant secretary of the Army Visits Bagram Air Field

    Nov 10, 2015

    Assistant secretary of the Army Katherine Hammack visited Bagram Air Field Nov. 7 to receive updates on the R2MR process.

  • We're heating with natural gas, steam this heating season

    Nov 6, 2015

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Illinois (Nov. 6, 2015) -- This heating season is the beginning of a transitional year for Rock Island Arsenal. The trusty 100 year old central heating plant and steam distribution system have put in their papers for partial retirement starting this year. We are very grateful for all the personnel of the central steam plant and all who have worked there to make it so reliable to keep us cozy and warm when it gets so cold outside. This will be the last heating season for the coal fired steam plant. In May 2016, the final puff of smoke going up the stacks, and the last steam generation going to the radiators will come to an end.

  • Fort McCoy projects reflect Energy Action Month ideals

    Oct 27, 2015

    October is National Energy Action Month, and at Fort McCoy, several initiatives and projects reflect efforts at the national, Army, and Department of Defense levels.

  • Strategy charts path to fuel-efficient forward operating base

    Oct 22, 2015

    "Energy and water issues - operational energy, water and waste - these and other aspects of sustaining our force create vulnerabilities our enemies have in the past and will exploit in the future," Richard Kidd said.

  • Hammack: Installations must also be resilient

    Oct 19, 2015

    The Army's been talking about Soldier resilience for years. But Army installations must also be resilient, said the assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment.

  • JBM-HH thinks green for Energy Awareness Month

    Oct 15, 2015

    New, ongoing projects to save JBM-HH hundreds of thousands of dollars in coming years.

  • Assistant Secretary Hammack, AMC, TACOM VIPs visit Anniston Army Depot

    Oct 5, 2015

  • Hlawatsch earns energy management award; saves Army $426,000

    Sep 10, 2015

    Paul Hlawatsch, Directorate of Public Works energy manager, was awarded with the Secretary of the Army Energy and Water Management Individual Award for Energy Efficiency/ Energy Management.

  • Program helps installations with fuel operations, repairs

    Sep 8, 2015

    Defense Logistics Agency-Fuels, administered by Huntsville Center provides vital maintenance inspections, repairs and emergency response actions for DLA capitalized petroleum facilities at Army and Installation Management Command installations worldwide in compliance with federal, state and local code, criteria and regulations. In addition to the Army, the DLA-Fuels Program supports Navy and Air Force service components.

  • Powered Up: Soldiers partner with Tobyhanna to keep lights on

    Sep 8, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- An elite team of Soldiers joins forces with Team Tobyhanna every year to ward off sudden power outages at the largest facility in the world that repairs and maintains communications electronics equipment for the Armed Forces.

  • Huntsville Center teams up with Defense Commissary Agency to reduce energy consumption

    Aug 31, 2015

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville is assisting the Defense Commissary Agency in developing a comprehensive energy reduction plan to achieve mandated energy reduction goals for its West Area sites.

  • Technology could reduce energy costs

    Aug 31, 2015

    PCM mats installed at AMC's warehouse facilities at Sierra Army Depot, in Herlong, Calif., showed a 33% reduction in natural gas consumption in April 2015 and a 56% reduction in May 2015.

  • Fort Bragg goes hot, cold with technology

    Aug 14, 2015

    Preparation has begun at several buildings on post which are receiving energy-efficient improvements to help the installation reduce its "carbon footprint."

  • Fort Carson earns federal, Army awards

    Aug 6, 2015

    Fort Carson collected its fourth Federal Energy and Water Management Award and third Secretary of the Army Energy and Water Management Award in July 2015.

  • Tapping the sun: Building resilience by going solar

    Aug 6, 2015

    Dugway Proving Ground is taking its first step on its way to become more resilient by building a new, environmentally friendly and renewable solar array. The array will collect the sunlight to provide electricity to the installation's homes, buildings and test areas of its vast nearly 700,000-acre remote site.

  • Army issues notice of intent to award for Fort Campbell solar project

    Jul 29, 2015

    Huntsville Center, working with the U.S. Army Garrison -- Fort Campbell, Kentucky, has issued a notice of intent to award to BITHENERGY Inc. for a 3.1MW Solar array Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) that will complete the installation's requirement for a 5MW solar array.

  • Huntsville Center's ESPC team to receive Department of Energy awards

    Jul 27, 2015

    The Department of Energy's Federal Energy Management Program recently announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville's Energy Savings Performance Contracting team as a 2015 Federal Energy and Water Management Award winner for its work using third-party financed acquisition projects that support the Army in meeting energy and water reduction mandates, the President's Performance Contracting Challenge (PPCC) and renewable energy mandates.

  • Breakthrough in solar cell research results in patent

    Jul 6, 2015

    U.S. Army researchers have developed a tiny photovoltaic solar cell for the conversion of light energy into electrical energy that it resulted in a patent.

  • IPC on its way to exceeding DOD energy mandates

    Jun 26, 2015

    Since Island Palm Communities (IPC) development got underway in 2004, it has gained a lot of momentum in the area of energy efficiency.

  • USACE LEEDs military 'green' building across Europe

    Jun 22, 2015

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District is celebrating sustainable building achievements across the U.S. military footprint in Europe. Located about 1,600 miles apart, in Turkey and Germany, two projects executed by the district earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver certification this spring.

  • Top Army adviser tours, challenges Arsenal to better protect, use critical resources

    Jun 19, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Army's top adviser for the strategic direction of all matters pertaining to Army installations visited the most historic and critically important manufacturing center in the Army -- the Watervliet Arsenal. This was the first visit to the Arsenal by the Honorable Katherine Hammack, who has been the assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy, and the Environment since 2010.

  • New Conmy Hall lights will save JBM-HH thousands

    Jun 5, 2015

    A new project is underway to reduce energy usage in Conmy Hall on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • U.S. Army Publishes Energy Security and Sustainability Strategy

    Jun 1, 2015

    The U.S. Army has published and released its strategic roadmap to future energy security and sustainability.

  • Construction begins on largest solar array in Ky.

    May 29, 2015

    A groundbreaking ceremony at the site of a capped landfill on Fort Campbell, Wednesday, marked the next step in the installation's renewable energy plan. The ceremony marked the beginning of construction of the largest solar array in Kentucky.

  • New flight center takes off

    May 28, 2015

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District is constructing a new energy-efficient multi-purpose flight complex at the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The complex is at the forefront of aviation technology and the new facility will save the base and taxpayers considerable money.

  • Former CENTCOM commander provides energy security leader professional development

    May 21, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 21, 2015) -- Members of the Fort Lee community attended a leader professional development session focused on the importance of energy security May 14 at the Lee Theater.

  • Garrison CSM recognizes Net Zero champions

    May 14, 2015

    Three Joint Task Force Carson Soldiers were recognized as Net Zero champions by Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Clinton Reiss during the Spring Facility Energy Training event hosted by the Directorate of Public Works (DPW) May 6, 2015, at The Hub.

  • $1.5 billion ESPC MATOC awarded to 14 companies

    May 11, 2015

    Thirteen large businesses and one small business will share capacity on a $1.5 billion Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC) Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) for the design, construction and operation of energy savings projects to help military installations meet mandated energy savings goals.

  • Knox proves ability to operate without external power

    May 8, 2015

    The Fort Knox energy team demonstrated during an Energy Security Project ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday the installation's capability to operate independently of external power sources using natural gas from beneath the post's surface -- a first for a U.S. military installation.

  • ECIP projects inching Fort Hunter Liggett toward Net Zero

    May 7, 2015

    This summer Fort Hunter Liggett will begin the design phase of a $22 million Energy Conservation Investment Program (ECIP) project that, when complete, will get the California installation to Net Zero energy use.

  • Human Resources Command buildings among nation's most energy efficient

    May 6, 2015

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command was awarded five bronze Energy Star plaques in a ceremony at its Fort Knox headquarters May 5. Fort Knox Garrison Commander, Col. Thomas J. Edwards, presented the Environmental Protection Agency certificates to Brig. Gen. Barbara L. Owens, HRC Deputy Commanding General, and they were joined by the Hon. Katherine Hammack, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, and Gregory S. Kuhr, Director, G4, Facilities and Logistics, U.S. Army Installation Management Command, to unveil the plaques in the Maude Complex quadrangle. Energy Star status recognizes the five buildings for consuming 35 percent less energy and producing 35 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than similarly categorized office buildings across the nation.

  • Army's first resource efficiency manager workshop filled with passion for energy management

    Apr 27, 2015

    Huntsville Center, which manages the Resource Efficiency Manager (REM) program, hosted the Army's first REM Workshop April 15-17 to enhance the knowledge base of the growing network of REMs across the Army and Army Reserve.

  • Energy adviser visits Fort Leonard Wood

    Apr 23, 2015

    The Army's top energy adviser visited Fort Leonard Wood Tuesday.

  • Fort Benning receives solar panel project

    Apr 21, 2015

    A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the Renewable Energy Solar Power Project at Uchee Creek's activity center April 17.

  • Army releases request for proposals for Fort Campbell solar project

    Apr 8, 2015

    Huntsville Center Army Corps of Engineers released a request for proposals for a 3.1MW Solar array Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. The PPA will complete the installation's requirement for a 5MW solar array.

  • Lighting upgrade saves energy, maintenance costs

    Apr 7, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- New lights promise to save more than $400,000 in energy and maintenance costs over the next 15 years.

  • Fort Leonard Wood to assess new field kitchen

    Apr 7, 2015

    The U.S. Army's mobile kitchen will be put to the test on Fort Leonard Wood during a demonstration that will assess new energy-efficient appliances used to feed about 1,000 Soldiers, April 21.

  • Fort Detrick Breaks Ground on Renewable Energy Project

    Apr 6, 2015

    Fort Detrick and U.S. Army leadership, alongside federal, state and local officials, broke ground on an estimated $35 million dollar project to install solar panels that will provide Fort Detrick with renewable energy on Wednesday, April 1.

  • Twenty years of energy investments pay off for Fort Knox

    Mar 27, 2015

    The Fort Knox slogan declares to all that "strength starts here." After this month, Fort Knox can claim the Army's energy conservation starts here as well.

  • Major revision to regulation outlining acquisition, sales of utilities published

    Mar 24, 2015

    The revision of Army Regulation 420-41, Acquisition and Sale of Utilities Services, released March 3 and goes into effect April 3. The extensive revision and update comes as significant changes in energy policy and technology have evolved over the past 20 years since the regulation was last revised in 1990.

  • New locomotives ensure energy-efficient transport

    Mar 23, 2015

    The swift, efficient movement of freight and equipment is essential to the Army's mission, whether by air, land or sea. Fort Campbell's railroad operations are a key part of this mission to remain a premier power projection platform capable of deploying troops in 36 hours.

  • New improvements to JBM-HH will help conserve energy, money

    Mar 12, 2015

    A collection of new Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Directorate of Public Works projects is underway in order to make the base more environmentally friendly and save funds on energy for years to come.

  • AUSA Hot Topics Focus: Installation Management

    Mar 11, 2015

    The Association of the United States Army Hot Topics forum was held in Washington, D.C., March 10.

  • Power storage: biggest challenge for energy security

    Mar 10, 2015

    Solar, wind, geothermal and other renewable-energy projects are springing up throughout the Army, but there is no affordable way yet to store the power for when it is needed, experts said.

  • Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Energy partner to drive down federal energy costs

    Mar 9, 2015

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Management Program developed a partnership to help drive down the federal government's energy costs through the government-wide adoption of performance contracting processes.

  • Fort Carson sustainability expo delivers green knowledge

    Mar 5, 2015

    Fort Carson hosted its first Sustainable-Green Procurement Expo and Workshop Feb. 26.

  • Gun Safety Is No Accident

    Mar 3, 2015

    We are Soldiers! From the moment we step off the bus and report in at the reception station, we are introduced to the Army's values and strict standards of discipline. Drill sergeants enforce these standards and capitalize on every opportunity to ensure we're focused, trained and ready to do what the Army requires, to defend this nation if, when and where it may be necessary.

  • 13 businesses awarded Utility Monitoring and Control Systems contracts

    Feb 24, 2015

    Huntsville Center awarded the last of 13 contractors to the fourth generation of its Utility Monitoring and Control Systems (UMCS) Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) in January. Representatives from the pool of contractors gathered for a post-award kickoff meeting Feb. 18 at the University of Alabama in Huntsville campus.

  • Program aims to provide power generation capability to small units

    Feb 24, 2015

    The Soldiers in 1st Platoon were in trouble. Under constant attack for the last two days, and their supplies were low.

  • Solar Field Ribbon Cutting Brings Community Together

    Feb 12, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona- In an endeavor towards sustainability, a ribbon cutting ceremony took place on Wednesday showcasing 57,420 solar panels that have begun providing renewable energy on Fort Huachuca. The sun beamed down brightly as Maj. Gen. John B. Morrison, Jr., Commanding Gen. U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command and Deputy Commanding Gen. U.S. Army Cyber Command welcomed the crowd. The ceremony took place outside the Thunder Mountain Activity Center, with the solar array creating the backdrop.

  • Military volunteers keeping it green at golf tournament

    Feb 11, 2015

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- More than 200 service member volunteers from the Monterey area are expected to assist a local non-profit in keeping things environmentally friendly at this year's AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament.

  • Hammack sees progression of installation's green initiatives

    Feb 6, 2015

    Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment Katherine Hammack visited Fort Campbell earlier this week, where she received a sneak peek into some of the installation's latest energy and environmentally-friendly initiatives.

  • DPW purchases 10 electric cars

    Jan 23, 2015

    USAG Bavaria DPW zooms into the future with clean and efficient utility vehicles.

  • Army releases vision and strategy for installations, energy and environment through 2025

    Jan 12, 2015

    The Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment, released the Army's vision and strategy through 2025 to help meet future challenges and succeed in future operating environments.

  • Huntsville Center explores green roof option at Pentagon

    Jan 7, 2015

    As part of an ongoing effort to reduce energy consumption at the Pentagon, Huntsville Center program managers looked at the possibility of installing a vegetative roof.

  • U.S. Army announces 'Notice of Intent' to award another solar project on Redstone Arsenal

    Dec 5, 2014

    U.S. Army announces intent to award another solar project on Redstone Arsenal

  • Take charge of your online identity

    Dec 4, 2014

    I encourage you to review your own social media accounts and ask that your family members do the same. Personal security and operational security go hand in hand; they are vital to our workforce and nation's security and it is everyone's responsibility to practice OPSEC.

  • Army issues notice of intent to award for Redstone Arsenal solar project

    Dec 4, 2014

    The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, working with the U.S. Army Office of Energy Initiatives and the U.S. Army Garrison - Redstone Arsenal, issued a notice of intent to award to Sunpower Corporation today for a solar facility on Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, capable of producing up to 18,000 megawatt-hours/year of on-site renewable energy.

  • Potential pollutants become useful energy

    Dec 2, 2014

    LOGCAP contractor reclaims fuel for use in solid waste incinerators at Bagram Air Field and realizes more than $6.6 million in cost savings/avoidance since 2010 while keeping potential pollutants out of the waste stream.

  • Tripler recognized by Hawaii Energy for energy efficiency efforts

    Nov 19, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) receives a $270,000 incentive from Hawaii Energy, the ratepayer-funded energy conservation and efficiency program, for the installation of energy-saving chillers during a check presentation at the TAMC Commander's Lanai, Oct. 9, 2014.

  • Units, organizations commended for joining effort to save energy, resources

    Nov 18, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Visitors might have thought the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden was getting a jump start on St. Patrick's Day this month as more and more of the distinctive Green Boot signs began appearing around the community. "It's an honor for us to come and give these," said Col. Mary Martin, USAG Wiesbaden commander, as she presented employees of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade's Logistics Readiness Center, Wiesbaden, with the Green Boot Certificate Nov. 12. "This shows that members of your organization are doing their part to save energy and resources.

  • Soldiers of the future will generate their own power

    Nov 17, 2014

    Wearable technologies may provide U.S. Soldiers with on-the-move, portable energy and reduce the weight of gear they carry into combat.

  • Joint energy panel emphasizes importance of Operational Energy -- past, present and future

    Nov 13, 2014

    From the battles of World War II to recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, Operational Energy is considered by military leaders to be a critical driver of our nation's military successes.

  • Companies meet to learn about Redstone Arsenal renewable energy opportunity

    Nov 13, 2014

    Biomass companies interested in competing for a renewable combined heat and power project on Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, met Nov. 13 to learn more about the opportunity and the acquisition process.

  • New technology to reduce Soldier's load

    Nov 12, 2014

    Current and future developments in energy production promise to lower the Soldier's combat load and reduce the logistical footprint, said an Army systems expert, during an Operational Energy forum Nov. 12, 2014, in the Pentagon.

  • Going green, one installation at a time

    Nov 4, 2014

    The Natick Soldier Systems Center workforce was trained on the importance of "greening" the Army mission during a recent green procurement training session in Hunter Auditorium.

  • Why energy innovation is critical to military budgets

    Nov 3, 2014

    Although the Army has been working toward improving energy use, further steps can be taken to improve outcomes.

  • Army inks 20-year, large-scale renewable energy deal at Fort Drum signing ceremony

    Nov 3, 2014

    A Fort Drum signing ceremony commemorating agreements for the production and delivery of 100 percent of the installation's electricity requirements from an on-site renewable energy biomass generation facility was held last week.

  • Corps of Engineers releases Climate Change Adaptation, Strategic Sustainability plans

    Oct 31, 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its Climate Change Adaptation Plan and its Strategic Sustainability Plan, Oct. 31, 2014.

  • Fort Carson water reductions earn Secretary of the Army award

    Oct 31, 2014

    Fort Carson's Net Zero water conservation efforts brought the installation the 2014 Annual Secretary of the Army Energy and Water Management Award for water conservation.

  • Secretary of the Army recognizes excellence in Energy and Water Management

    Oct 30, 2014

    Eight Secretary of the Army awards recognizing outstanding achievements in Energy and Water Management were presented to installations and personnel during a Pentagon ceremony yesterday.

  • Army Issues Request for Proposals for Redstone Arsenal Project

    Oct 24, 2014

    A Redstone Arsenal Combined Heat and Power (CHP) project Request for Proposal was released today.

  • Optimal batteries can make critical difference on battlefield

    Oct 23, 2014

    Something as seemingly insignificant as a battery could change a battlefield outcome. Staff Sgt. José R. Salcedo III learned this one night in Afghanistan. It was 2012 and Salcedo was on a mounted patrol deep inside Ghazni province. Suddenly, one of the vehicles hit an improvised explosive device.

  • Secretary of the Army 2014 Energy and Water Management Awards Announced

    Oct 23, 2014

    Recipients of the 2014 Secretary of the Army Energy and Water Management Awards have been announced.