Military Microgrid to Make Cape Cod Air Force Station Self-Sufficient

Otis Air National Guard Base is developing a military microgrid on Cape Cod, Massachusetts that will make the Otis Air National Guard Base electrically self-sufficient. All of the power will come from renewable energy. Timothy Sandland, of the 102nd Intelligence Wing, provides details. Innovation has always been a hallmark of the Air Force. From … [Read more...]

Raytheon Military Microgrid Project Maximizes Solar, Minimizes Fossil Fuels

Raytheon has demonstrated how a military microgrid can offer highly reliable energy even while using 100 percent solar energy, according to the company and testing partners. The islandable project showed how to use an energy storage system-driven microgrid with conventional photovoltaic inverters to achieve 100 percent PV penetration while … [Read more...]