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Solar energy for the Naval shore establishment

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This thesis discusses the background and extent of the current national energy crisis, and reviews the alternative energy sources available to the United States Navy other than conventional fossil fuels.

An in-depth analysis is made of the advantages, disadvantages and techniques of one of these alternatives, solar energy conversion. The National Solar Energy Program is reviewed, as is Author: Bruce Burgee Geibel.

Solar energy for the Naval shore establishment. By Bruce Burgee Geibel. Download PDF (13 MB) Abstract. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimitedThis thesis discusses the background and extent of the current national energy crisis, and reviews the alternative energy sources available to the United States Navy other than conventional Author: Bruce Burgee Geibel.

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As the largest energy user in the San Diego service territory, Navy Region Southwest evaluated renewable energy in order to reduce peak demand loads and daily energy consumption of on-shore facilities. Initiatives selected were based on technical innovation, cost-effectiveness, return on investment and potential benefits to other Naval activities.

The United States Department of Defense is one of the largest single consumers of energy in the world, responsible for 93% of all US government fuel consumption in (Air Force: 52%; Navy: 33%; Army: 7%. Other DoD: 1%). In FYthe DoD used alm gigawatt hours (GWH) of electricity, at a cost of almost $ billion.

The DoD's electricity use would supply enough electricity to. Other sources of renewable energy are available for hydrogen production: hydroelectricity, tidal energy, wave energy, ocean thermal energy, solar thermal energy and biomasses can all be considered.

It diversifies our sources of energy for our shore installations.” The solar agreement is the biggest in a growing portfolio of renewable energy projects the Navy is counting on to reach its. Alternative methods of solar energy are discussed in Part V. In Chapter 20 we introduce different concepts related to solar thermal energy.

In Chap which is the last chapter of the regular text, we discuss solar fuels, which allow to store solar energy on the long term in the form of chemical energy.

The book is concluded with an. alternative sources, such as solar, wind, biofuels, and geothermal energy by Figure 2 shows the breakdown of both shore and tactical Naval energy consumption by fuel source.

Petroleum fuels are the primary energy source at 57 percent, followed by electricity, natural gas, and other sources2 which. Partnering with Naval DC means more than 10 years of experience with ocean going solar electric naval architecture and PV and energy storage systems.

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The use of alternative energy was to be increased overall, with the Navy as a whole obtaining 50% of its total needs from non-conventional sources by By the same time, at least 50% of shore-based demand was to be met from alternatives, and half of the Navy and.

During his time at UMass he studied under Professor William Heronemus, a noted naval architect and world-renowned primary investigator for off-shore wind systems. He was a member of a small team of engineers that designed and built the first UMass Solar Habitat and Wind Furnacefor the Department of Energy.

Adding solar power to naval installations will help diversify the DON's shore energy portfolio and provide long-term cost stability, which ultimately contributes to the DON's energy security. The Department of the Navy (DoN) established its Produce at least 50 percent of shore‐based energy from alternative sources by ; 50 percent of Navy and preferable resources, such as solar, wind, geothermal, biogas, biomass, and low‐impact small hydroelectric resources.

Having secure, reliable energy is critical to the Department of the Navy, as energy is vital to defense operations and national security. The Navy established the Renewable Energy Program Office (REPO) in to advance the integration of renewable energy into the electrical grid that serves naval installations, and set an ambitious goal to reach 1 gigawatt (GW) capacity by the end of Energy & Environment, Inside the Navy, Uncategorized By Capt.

Pat Rios Director, CNIC Facilities and Environmental Throughout the Navy Shore enterprise, we’re engaging in renewable.

— One of Rhode Island's largest energy users has dropped plans for a wind farm and is instead moving toward solar energy.

Naval Station Newport says its wind project — 12 sites on the western shore of Aquidneck Island had been scouted — has been “placed in a strategic pause” because of the fiscal climate, regulatory and environmental.

E.O •Established an agency-wide GHG emissions percentage reduction target (Scope 1 & Scope 2) by FY Four ARRA Solar Energy projects planned for VA bases ( KW total) Navy Shore Energy Program in Virginia Marine Corps Projects - MCB Quantico.

Solar energy, radiant light and heat from the sun, is helping the installation achieve its goal of increased use of alternative energy. “The galley’s solar hot water project represents one of the many viable renewable options we’re pursuing to leverage alternative energy sources towards meeting Secretary of the Navy [SECNAV] energy goals,” said Cmdr.

Ryan Tibbetts, NAVSTA/NAVFAC Public. Floating wind turbines harness the energy of offshore winds in deep maritime areas farther from the coast, which are powerful and constant.

Unlike fixed-foundation wind turbines that are supported by a base, which is directly set on the seabed using a gravity foundation, this solution is based on a floating structure — in concrete, steel or a steel/concrete hybrid combination — fixed to.

AES has a long history in renewable energy and is emerging as a leader in solar energy vegetation design, installation and management. With forty years’ experience designing, growing, installing, and managing native plants, it was natural that AES would quickly become a national leader in the design and installation of native vegetation at solar energy facilities (SEFs).

In October, the Secretary of the Navy established a goal to produce at least 50 percent of the Navy's shore-based energy requirements from.

The way this project model works is the utility (in Camp Lejeune’s case, Duke Energy) builds a renewable energy asset (e.g., a solar farm) on-base. The energy generated from the asset is then available for consumption for all the utility’s customers, including the base that hosts the asset. navy energy targets announced at the naval energy forum and in the energy awareness Message to the fleet.

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It represents a commitment from the entire navy to transformation today. the shore energy office was established in the early ’s to administer. Related Articles: Oct. 24, - "Know Load" tips can help residents conserve energy Oct.

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Justin. Rear Adm. Mary M. Jackson, commander of the Navy's Southeast Region, said that solar power is important to the Navy given that energy bills account for about 28 percent of the shore budget.

For the many new users of solar panels in Harford County, though, the summer sun also means their investment in "greener" energy is paying off.

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By BRYNA ZUMER and [email protected]   Although floating solar arrays are not employed by the Navy today, this development may make sea-based solar arrays a project of interest in the future. When complete, the Heliofloat will be the size of a football field and generate solar energy for use on shore.

Officials intend to boost the use of solar, wind, ocean and geothermal energy sources on bases and in some cases also supply power to the U.S. grid. At China Lake Naval Station, Calif., a geothermal plant produces megawatts of power. A megawatt powers about 1, homes. Solar and wind power too have become sources of renewable energy.

Nashville-based Silicon Ranch Corporation is investing $ million in a solar energy plant in Lauderdale County, with Mississippi Power Co., as its sole customer. As part of the Navy's energy resiliency initiative, the Ben Moreell Solar Farm on NWS Earle was established.

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