• Test Facility at Kirtland AFB Paves Way for Advances in Solar Technology

    Test Facility at Kirtland AFB Paves Way for Advances in Solar Technology0

    Over the past 40 years, scientists at Sandia National Laboratories’ National Solar Thermal Test Facility at Kirtland AFB have been developing concentrating solar power technology, which uses sunlight to generate heat rather than directly converting it into electricity. The latest iteration of the technology uses sunlight to heat salt; the melted salt then is used

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  • Fuel Cell to Power Connecticut Sub Base

    Fuel Cell to Power Connecticut Sub Base0

    Officials last week held a groundbreaking at Naval Submarine Base New London, Conn., for a 7.4-megawatt fuel cell park adjacent to the base’s power substation, part of an effort to improve the installation’s energy resiliency and cut its energy costs. Connecticut-based FuelCell Energy will sell the power generated by the fuel cells to the Connecticut

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  • Army Stakeholders Learn about New Guidance for Energy Efficiency, Resiliency Investments

    Army Stakeholders Learn about New Guidance for Energy Efficiency, Resiliency Investments0

    With the objective of DOD’s former Energy Conservation Investment Program recently extended to include projects designed to enhance energy resilience, officials from across the Army responsible for the rechristened Energy Resilience and Conservation Investment Program (ERCIP) met last month to learn about the service’s new planning guidance for prospective projects. The importance of updating the

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