National Energy Awareness Month celebrated virtually at Picatinny Arsenal

By Eric Kowal and Helene FermOctober 2, 2020

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October is National Energy Awareness Month across the Army, a time to raise awareness of the critical role energy resilience plays in mission readiness and to encourage behavior change. This year’s theme, “Energy Resilience Gives Us the Power to Win” reinforces the importance of the Army having a resilient and secure installation energy and water resources at its installations and enduring locations overseas to enable Warfighters to accomplish their mission. The Army is working to modernize and reform energy and water programs, focusing on resilience, efficiency, and affordability.

At Picatinny Arsenal, we are having a virtual celebration this year. New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program is a great resource for saving energy in your home:

New Jersey's Clean Energy Program is a statewide program that offers financial incentives, programs and services for New Jersey residents, business owners and local governments

to help them save energy, money and protect the environment. The video link provides a program overview: NJ's Clean Energy Program Intro Video

“NJ’s Clean Energy Program offers rebates on new energy efficient appliances. For more information, see this section of the website:

For details on the full spectrum of ways to save energy, money and the environment, please visit:

To speak to a Program Representative, call 866-NJSMART (866-657-6278)

or, contact by email.

Additional Energy Action Month Resources

·        AAFES Energy Action Month Website

·        U.S. Department of Energy Energy Awareness Month Website

·        Picatinny POC: Helene Ferm, DPW Resource Efficiency Manager, 973-724-6098