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  • Developing an Army Energy Information Management plan from the ground up

    Huntsville Center is leading an effort to develop the Army’s energy information management standards and an Armywide implementation plan that identifies the optimal strategy to integrate, monitor and manage all the energy production and consumption activities on an installation.
  • USACE Galveston District implements energy efficient measures to reduce costs

    GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 5, 2014) – While all new permanent facilities constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District require Leadership in Energy & Environment Design (LEED) Silver certification standards to be incorporated into design plans, existing buildings do not – which often creates challenges in meeting sustainability and energy efficient goals for those districts that maintain aging infrastructure such as the Galveston District’s Jadwin Building.
  • ESPC offers multitude of intangible benefits to military, other installations

    In times of fiscal uncertainty and budget shortfalls, energy managers, public works directors and
  • Army issues request for proposals for first solar project using $7 billion renewable energy multiple award task order contract

    Huntsville Center released a request for proposals July 29 for the first solar technology task order to be awarded against the $7 billion renewable and alternative energy power production for Department of Defense installations multiple award task order contract.
  • Small businesses added to $7 billion renewable energy Multiple Award Task Order Contract

    The Army awarded the final round of solar technology contracts July 24 to support a $7 billion renewable and alternative energy power production for Department of Defense installations Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC).
  • Antilles students learn about harnessing nature’s power

    Antilles Elementary School students at Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico had the unique opportunity to make an up-close-and-personal visit to local U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project sites, in a follow up activity to a recent classroom presentation by members of the Antilles team (please see page 3 of the May issue of JaxStrong for more on the classroom presentation). The April 22 field trip was the second phase of a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) initiative, co-sponsored by Jacksonville District and the Department of Defense Education Activity, to encourage students to pursue education and eventual careers in those fields.
  • Corps of Engineers celebrates National Public Lands Day, creates habitat

    The Baltimore District at Jennings Randolph Lake will host their 20th Annual National Public Lands Day event, Sept. 28. The staff with local Boy Scouts of America and the Friends of Jennings Randolph Lake will add bundled Christmas trees donated for recycling earlier this year to the lake creating cover for fish and enhancing nursery habitat for juvenile fish. In turn, this will benefit shoreline fishing and overall fish habitat at Jennings Randolph Lake.
  • Corps of Engineers celebrates National Public Lands Day, creates habitat

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will waive day use fees at its more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Sept. 28. On this day, fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches will be waived.
  • International visitors tour Poplar Island, explore environmental protection methods

    The Baltimore District and Maryland Port Administration hosted a delegation of 22 environmentalists,
  • Corps, Friends of Jennings Randolph Lake sponsor annual clean-up event

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Jennings Randolph Lake and the Friends of Jennings Randolph Lake invite volunteers to take part in the third annual Route 46 Cleanup day, scheduled for Saturday, September 21 at 10 a.m.