First of all, the Naval Amphibious base Coronado. It’s so much into Energy efficient commodities. For example and such as solar powered street lamps and training classrooms that use green energy. Those are some of the main draws for the Navy Energy Program!
The California energy commission came and visited the Navy and discuss energy efficiency and renewable energy opportunities in the state of California. As well as have an opportunity to show up close the Navy’s projects and installations. These comments were from Bernie Lindsey, Navy Region Southwest utilities & energy program manager.
In addition and of interest to the group were the Navy’s photovoltaic systems. All that convert heat from the sun into electricity. So solar panels located on top of streetlights and long-term parking.
The Navy and the state of California have been working together for many years to help develop and implement green technologies throughout its shore facilities within the state.
So the Navy continues to implement renewable energy in its existing facilities. However it is also looking into the future as new projects begin construction.
Both the state of California and the Navy have been very dedicated to integrating renewable energy systems wherever it is possible. Many existing programs and utilities were developed in California.
Because of their similar interest in renewable energy technologies, the partnership between the Navy and the state of California is one that will continue to grow stronger as both parties strive to alleviate dependency on less efficient energy sources.
The Navy is partnering with state agencies around the country to reduce its energy usage and increase its renewable and green energy production. That’s also both at sea and at shore-based facilities.
Finally and for more news from Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, visit www.navy.mil/local/pacensandiego/.
By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen D. Doyle II, Navy Public Affairs Support Element West
SAN DIEGO (NNS) — Members of the California Energy Commission toured shore facilities in Navy Region Southwest. All in an effort to strengthen commitments and ties with the Navy regarding renewable, green energies.