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Dec. 28, 2018

Sustaining the Pack: 8th FW PowerPro keeps lights on, aircraft safe

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kunsan Air Base website — From the largest bases to the most remote forward operating locations, electricity is key to everything the Air Force does. The holders of this key are Electrical Power Production Airmen.

Dec. 7, 2018

Providing Power, Maintaining Barriers at ADAB

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Imagine this: a fighter aircraft has no power resistance to catch it, causing it to run off the runway upon landing. Or this: a major power outage inside a medical treatment facility keeps patients from receiving care.

April 10, 2018

Vandenberg solar array project

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Vandenberg Air Force Base website — Local elected officials, key Vandenberg leaders, base affiliates and local media came together for the 28 megawatt solar photovoltaic array dedication, April 10, at Vandenberg Air Force Base.

Jan. 8, 2018

USACE Quality Assurance checks help keep temporary emergency generators running strong in Puerto Rico

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website — Shelby Deal leans over a generator hooked up to a water pump station on the side of a twisting mountain road in central Puerto Rico. He notes the generator’s barcode and transponder number, inspects its oil and fuel filters, checks the fuel gauge, and records the number of hours the generator has operated.

Sept. 8, 2017

Workshop explores ways to maximize savings under ESPC

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website — More than 50 government and industry representatives converged at the Bevill Center at the University of Alabama Huntsville Aug. 29 for the first Energy Savings Performance Contracting Measurement and Verification Workshop.

May 9, 2017

Beale AFB modernizes electrical infrastructure

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Combat Command website — In order to keep Beale the intelligence spearhead of the Air Force, more than 200 power poles and their wiring are currently being replaced as part of an ongoing project to renovate and modernize Beale’s electrical infrastructure.

March 15, 2017

Solar array project set to begin on Vandenberg

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Vandenberg Air Force Base website — An energy company recently awarded a power purchase agreement is set to design and build a 28-megawatt solar photovoltaic array, beginning in May, here.

Dec. 28, 2016

Keeping the cold out

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Eielson Air Force Base website — The Airmen at the Central Heat and Power Plant are a big part of the reason buildings on base stay warm during the holiday season, despite the below-freezing temperatures outside.

Dec. 19, 2016

Department of the Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, Arizona Public Service and Marine Corps Air Station Yuma celebrate completion of on base microgrid

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marines website — The Department of the Navy (DON), U.S. Marine Corps (MC) and Arizona Public Service (APS) announced the completion of a 25 megawatt (MW) microgrid built on Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma.

Oct. 26, 2015

National Energy Action Month offers DLA Energy opportunities

October is National Energy Action Month, and amid the fall foliage, this month offers Defense Logistics Agency Energy an opportunity to highlight its support to the warfighter and its management of energy resources needed to protect the nation.