Army to equip all bases with microgrids by 2035 as part of carbon-free electricity goal

Saying it wants to lead by example, the US Army plans to build a microgrid at each of its 130 bases worldwide as part of a larger climate strategy released on Tuesday. “The effects of climate change have taken a toll on supply chains, damaged our infrastructure, and increased risks to Army soldiers and families due to natural disasters and … [Read more...]

SunPower to Install Microgrid-Ready Solar at Alabama Army Post

Solar manufacturing giant SunPower plans to begin building a 10-MW microgrid-ready solar power plant at a U.S. Army post in Alabama this month. The Silicon Valley-based company will supply the solar energy to the Redstone Arsenal U.S. Army post under a 27-year power purchase agreement (PPA). The deal marks another in a growing number of … [Read more...]