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  • Greening the military

    A significant piece of the massive $787 billion stimulus package recently enacted by President Obama - around $20 billion - has been earmarked for renewable energy projects. Of this $3.6 billion dollars will go to green energy projects and energy efficiency upgrades in the U.S. Military.   The funds are to go for "improvements in energy generation and efficiency, transmission, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Renewable Energy for Military Applications

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Renewable Energy for Military Applications ...


    By ReportLinker

  • The hottest trends for 2011: military biofuels, algae, MSW, bio-based chemicals

    Military biofuels, and bio-based chemicals were identified as the hot trends for bioenergy and bioprocessing in 2011 in a new Biofuels Digest/BIO poll which was released recently. Digest readers also identified municipal solid waste and algae as the hottest feedstocks for 2011; and military markets and oil companies as the showing fastest-growing interest in biofuels. When asked about policy ...


    By Green Power Conferences

  • First Military Base Superfund Cleanup Privatized, More Planned

    SACRAMENTO, California, August 29, 2007 (ENS) - For the first time, the military has decided to fund a private entity to conduct a clean up in conjunction with redevelopment at a Superfund site. Sacramento County will contract with developer McClellan Business Park using $11.2 million from the Air Forc e to clean up a 62 acre parcel on the McClellan Air Force Base Superfund Site. The ...

  • U.S. Navy`s First Net Zero Energy Military Base

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) has awarded a $170 million, 23-year energy savings performance contract to Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, for an energy conservation and distributed generation project that will enable the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) in Albany, Ga., to reduce energy use, increase energy security, and meet energy demands from renewable ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New Eaton Microgrid Management System Enhances Fuel Savings, Reliability, and Troop Safety on Military Forward Operating Bases

    Power management company Eaton today announced the launch of Intelligent Mobile Power Distribution System, a microgrid management solution engineered to enhance the efficiency, reliability and safety of military forward operating bases. The new system can transform independently operating generators into a demand-managed microgid. In initial testing at U.S. military base Fort Devens, the systems ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • New Zealand military deploys pall water system to quake damaged communities

    A Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) mobile water treatment system produced clean drinking water for New Zealand communities damaged by the recent earthquake. The filtration equipment, owned and operated by the New Zealand Military, was deployed as part of its humanitarian efforts to convert drinking water from sea water for residents of Brighton, Lyttleton and Christchurch after the 6.3 magnitude ...

  • Siemens government technologies` CEO speaks about greening the DOD in military logistics forum

    From radar development during World War II to computer sci-ence and the creation of the Internet, DoD has always been at the cutting edge of technology research. Now, it is engaged in a massive energy innovation effort that already is promising revolutionary changes in the ways Americans will think about and consume energy in the years to come. This push to go "green" is far more than a nod to a ...

  • Energy Department announces new innovative projects to develop advanced drop-in biofuels for military jets and ships

    As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today announced nearly $18 million in four innovative pilot-scale biorefineries in California, Iowa and Washington that will test renewable biofuels as a domestic alternative to power our cars, trucks, and planes that meet military specifications for jet fuel and shipboard diesel. These projects ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • McClellan Business Park completes first in the nation privatized cleanup, redevelopment at military Superfund site in Sacramento

    At a ceremony today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, along with the California Department of Toxic Substances Control, the Regional Water Quality Control Board, the U.S. Air Force, Sacramento County and McClellan Business Park, will highlight the first time that a private party has completed a cleanup at a military Superfund site in the nation. “This project is a great example of ...

  • U.S. Army Base to Use MagneGas® Fuel

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas2® fuel, announced today that it has received an order to supply MagneGas2® fuel and MagneTote™ first responder backpack kits to a U.S. Army contractor for official use on a U.S. Army base for ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Vision Plasma Systems, Inc. Teams With Planet Hydra, LLC to Create an Ocean-Based Waste Remediation Site and Water Desalination Vessel

    Vision Plasma Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VLNX) today announced its discussions with Planet Hydra to retrofit retired ocean vessels to function as floating waste remediation sites and water desalination plants. The plan includes the installation of three (3) Arc Master I Plasma Arc Gasification Units on deck, and three (3) large water desalination units below deck. These dual purpose vessels will ...


  • Running on waste heat

    Original story at MIT News It’s estimated that more than half of U.S. energy — from vehicles and heavy equipment, for instance — is wasted as heat. Mostly, this waste heat simply escapes into the air. But that’s beginning to change, thanks to thermoelectric innovators such as MIT’s Gang ...

  • MagneGas Receives Endorsement from Orlando based Ironworkers Union

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (OTCBB: MNGA), the developer of a technology that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based metal working fuel and natural gas alternative, announced today that the Company has received the endorsement of the Ironworkers Local 808 Union. "Construction projects throughout the United States are getting more competitive, with customers focusing ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Lawsuits revived by soldiers over waste disposal

    A federal appeals court on Thursday revived dozens of lawsuits by soldiers and others who claim they were harmed by improper waste disposal while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. The lawsuits claim Houston-based contractors KBR and Halliburton Co. exposed soldiers to toxic emissions and contaminated water when they burned waste in open pits without proper safety controls. U.S. District Judge ...


    By Associated Press

  • Fort Lewis Agrees to Pretreat Hazardous Wastes

    OLYMPIA, Washington (ENS) - The Washington Department of Ecology and Fort Lewis have agreed to eliminate potential discharges of hazardous wastes to the Fort's wastewater treatment plant. The memorandum of understanding signed Tuesday outlines the steps and timeline Fort Lewis will follow to develop and implement a pretreatment program for any industrial wastes generated by the Fort and other ...

  • Level Sensors Market in water and waste water management

    Level measurement is a very basic process used across several industrial segments. Due to advancement in level sensing technologies, level sensors are expected to show proper growth during the forecast period. The market has entered into a transition from contact type of measurement to non-contact type of measurement over the past five years. Though the current market is dominated by contact ...


  • Totally Green Delivers ORCA Green Machine to U.S. Coast Guard Base in Portsmouth, Virginia

    Totally Green, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TLGN), a pioneer in organic food processing systems and compostable packaging alternatives, has installed its revolutionary ORCA Green Machine™ at the U.S. Coast Guard base in Portsmouth, Virginia. The U.S. Coast Guard purchased the ORCA Green Machine to establish an on-site rapid food composting solution. According to representatives of U.S. Coast Guard, the ...


  • Using lasers to detect explosives and hazardous waste

    A soldier in a humvee aims a portable device at an abandoned car 50 meters away (more than 150 feet). Pressing a button, a laser in the device fires. She reads a screen, and beckons her patrol to move away quickly. In a lab, a technician is inserting a fragment of a toy into a sample case, inserting it into a machine, and pressing a button. He inserts one fragment after another—each test takes ...

  • North Dakota Finds More Radioactive Oil Waste

    North Dakota confirmed Thursday (April 24, 2014) the discovery of a new radioactive dump of waste from oil drilling, and separately a company hired to clean up waste found in February at another location said it removed double the amount of radioactive material originally estimated to be there. The Canadian company hired to clean up the largest dump found so far, located at an abandoned gas ...


    By Associated Press

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