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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.
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.