• Top Republican on Climate Panel Sees Bipartisan Opportunities

    Top Republican on Climate Panel Sees Bipartisan Opportunities0

    Rep. Garret Graves (R-La.), said he wasn’t interested in joining the new House select committee on climate change, but now that he’s the panel’s top Republican, he is looking for ways to work with the Democratic majority. “There are adaptation and mitigation measures that I think should be carried out, and it’s a mistake to

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  • Battery Storage Could Provide Next Boost in Energy Resilience

    Battery Storage Could Provide Next Boost in Energy Resilience0

    The Army is considering adding utility-scale batteries at a number of installations with existing renewable energy projects to bolster their resilience. The initiative follows a 1-megawatt battery project at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., which went online last February and comes as storage options have become more affordable, Michael McGhee, executive director of the Army Office of

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  • Energy, Water Upgrades to Ft. Polk Housing to Save $40M

    Energy, Water Upgrades to Ft. Polk Housing to Save $40M0

    An initiative led by Corvias, the Army’s housing partner at Fort Polk, La., to install geothermal heat pumps and energy and water saving devices in the post’s family housing is projected to save $1.5 million annually. The East Greenwich, R.I.-based company has finished outfitting 3,500 residences with water and energy conservation fixtures, including low-flow faucets,

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