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Corps of Engineers completes Army’s largest solar array installation

Corps of Engineers completes Army’s largest solar array installation

The largest solar power system in the U.S. Army is coming online at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., and officials gathered Jan. 16, to mark the occasion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Energy Savings Performance Contract, or ESPC, project, awarded […]


Boeing Makes Best-And-Final Contract Offer to SPEEA

Boeing Makes Best-And-Final Contract Offer to SPEEA

Boeing today presented the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA) union with its best-and-final contract offer, agreeing with the union’s approach to extend the terms of the previous contract for current employees. The proposed four year contract would […]


Airforce top engineers give tips on saving energy, money

A view of solar panels recently installed on the roof of Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Headquarters, Old Town Complex

Summer is officially under way. While it means fun in the sun for Airmen and their families, it can be an expensive, wasteful time of year for the Air Force. Utility bills on installations often rise drastically as air conditioning […]


Army Engineers Spur Development of Tactical Microgrids

Army Engineers Spur Development of Tactical Microgrids

U.S. Army engineers are leading research on tactical microgrids to deliver more efficient power to Soldiers across combat zones. These microgrids are designed and built to provide power independently of traditional grids and to integrate multiple sources of energy for […]


Army develops generator 1.5 tons lighter than current option

Army develops generator 1.5 tons lighter than current option

U.S. Army engineers were recognized for their collaborative efforts with small business to develop a transportable 100 kW generator that is 3,150 pounds lighter than those currently in theater. Members of the Research, Development & Engineering Command’s Communications-Electronics Research, Development […]


Army Engineer School launches ENFORCE 2012

Army Engineer School launches ENFORCE 2012

The Army Engineer School Wednesday launched ENFORCE, its annual regimental conference, bringing together more than 300 military engineers to focus on future operations, capabilities, threats and how the regiment will engineer in future conflicts into 2020. Aside from common themes […]


Corps of Engineers building ‘energy strong’

Corps of Engineers building ‘energy strong’

Sustainable design is an integral part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ military construction program. Since fiscal year 2008, every new construction project in the Savannah District is designed to meet standards of the Leadership in Energy in Environmental […]


Combat engineers tunnel into leveled buildings to save lives

Combat engineers tunnel into leveled buildings to save lives

Responding to a simulated improvised nuclear device in downtown Phoenix as part of the 2011 Arizona Statewide Vigilant Guard exercise, about 60 combat engineers from the 235th Engineer Company (Sapper), 579th Engineer Battalion, 49th Military Police Brigade, California Army National […]


Corps of Engineers, coalition forces improve power for Afghans

Corps of Engineers, coalition forces improve power for Afghans

Residents in Helmand and Kandahar provinces will get some improvement in the amount of electricity they receive, thanks to an interim measure designed to reduce the number of daily circuit interruptions occurring at the Kajaki Dam power house on the […]


 
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