1. Military Microgrids Move Ahead in Massachusetts and California…Veolia Finishes Boston Green Steam Project

    Military Microgrids Move Ahead in Massachusetts and California…Veolia Finishes Boston Green Steam Project

    High ranking military and government officials were scheduled to gather today to see the latest plans for a military microgrid at the Otis Air National Base on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The leadership summit, held at the military base in Bourne, is a step in making the project a showcase and testbed where the Department of Defense and others can learn about microgrids, their economics and contribution to energy resilience and security.

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    1. The resilient energy system project at Otis ANG Base is an excellent example of innovative airmen driving mission assurance through energy assurance. The 102nd Intelligence Wing has critical missions requiring uninterrupted access to electricity
    2. With the installation of the microgrid, we have the potential to reduce or limit our dependency on the San Diego power grid.
    3. In the event of a grid outage, the military capabilities of operational forces aboard MCAS Miramar will remain intact.
    4. The San Diego region usually sees its highest electric usage in the summer when local residents are using a lot of air conditioning.
    5. The success of Kendall Station is proof that energy production, environmental protection and economic prosperity need not be competing forces.
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