Department of Defense says California military bases could generate 7,000MW of solar power

February 2012
Electrical Wholesaling;Feb2012, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p28
Trade Publication
The article reports that 4 military bases located in the California desert can generate 7,000 megawatts (MW) of solar energy, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.


Related Articles

  • Military Bases Partner with Energy Department to Train Veterans for Solar Jobs.  // Transmission & Distribution World Exclusive Insight;2/19/2015, p2 

    The article focuses on the U.S. Energy Department pilot program that will train veterans for solar jobs. Topics include the Department's partnership with U.S. military bases, how it builds on the success of the Department's SunShot Solar Instructor Training Network and the U.S. Department of...

  • PARTLY CLOUDY FORECAST FOR SOLAR ENERGY AT BASES. Cacas, Max // Signal;May2012, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p57 

    The article discusses research on the technical and economic potential of solar energy development on military bases of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The study was conducted by Bob Kwartin of ICF International and colleagues, with supervision from the Strategic Environmental Research and...

  • Closing excess bases makes good sense. Gotbaum, Joshua // Defense;1995, Issue 2, p23 

    Reports on the advantages of military base closures in the United States. Necessity for Department of Defense to downsize its infrastructure; Government policy requiring that the base closing process be carried out objectively; Criteria for military base closures; Importance that savings offset...

  • 1995 base closure and realignment recommendations.  // Defense;1995, Issue 2, p30 

    Presents charts showing the list of bases in the United States recommended for closure and realignment by the Department of Defense. Includes Fort McClellan, Alabama; Naval Reserve Center in Hunstville, Alabama; Moffett Federal Airfield Air Guard Station in California.

  • Assessment time down 80%. Litsikas, Mary // Quality;May97, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p52 

    No abstract available.

  • Base closings: The last roundup. Barrier, Michael // Nation's Business;Apr96, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p62 

    Reports that President Bill Clinton has accepted the recommendation of the fourth and final Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission that 79 military installations around the United States be closed. Downsizing of installations at the Letterkenney Army Depot in Chambersburg,...

  • FIVE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT BRAC 2005.  // Army Reserve Magazine;Fall2005, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p12 

    Presents information about the recommendations for the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure announced by the U.S. Department of Defense.

  • NWF backs better care of nation's military resources.  // International Wildlife;Jan/Feb94, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p27 

    Reports on the National Wildlife Federation's (NWF) call to Congress to require the Department of Defense to better manage natural resources on the nation's military lands. Urging of lawmakers to amend Sikes Act; Provisions of proposed amendment.

  • The maneuver support center operational concept. Federle, Philip // Engineer;Apr98, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p11 

    Reports that the United States Secretary of Defense has announced his recommendations to the Base Realignment and Closure Commission on March 3, 1995. Inclusions in the recommendation; Guidance toward developing the Maneuver Support Center (MANSCEN); Primary concern while developing the MANSCEN...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics