Alternative Sources Magazine – Floating solar power at the Fort

This past November, the largest floating solar power project in the U.S. southeast started operations in North Carolina, and is now helping the U.S. military advance towards its goal of being more energy independent—and more sustainable.

The innovative project is part of a major energy service contract the U.S. Army signed with Duke Energy and Ameresco, for its massive Fort Bragg military base in North Carolina.

The 1.1-megawatt floating solar facility now operating at the base is part of a $36 million contract that focused on energy resilience and security at Fort Bragg, including infrastructure modernization, lighting and water fixture upgrades, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning, and boiler system improvements.
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Alternative Sources Magazine

Paul MacDonald