Navy Secretary and USDA Secretary Announce Largest Government Purchase of Biofuel

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) signed a contract to purchase 450,000 gallons of advanced drop-in biofuel, the single largest purchase of biofuel in government history, Dec. 5.

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Naval Base San Diego Photovoltaic Projects

In 2010, NBSD completed its Photovoltaic Projects. These solar energy systems are expected to generate approximately 570 MW. This photo shows the Photovoltaic Carport on the “wet side” of NBSD.

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Navy Building Designated Energy Efficient

Commanding Officer Capt. Jeffrey Dodson and members of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Navy Region Southwest, China Lake Detachment, joined Barnhart Balfour Beatty officials and Southern California Edison representatives inside the Dr. William B. McLean Laboratory May 23 to dedicate the structure as a LEED® Gold and a SCE “Savings by Design” building.

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California Assemblyman Tours Point Loma Replacement Fuel Storage Project

SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- California Assemblymember Toni
Atkins toured the Defense Fuel Support Point (DFSP) Fuel Storage Tanks and Facility Project at Naval Base Point Loma March 18.

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Switch Thrown for Newest Set of Solar Photovoltaic Carports

NAVAL AIR WEAPONS STATION CHINA LAKE, Calif. – Once again adding to the production of shore-based energy from renewable sources, Commanding Officer Jeffrey Dodson, officially flipped the switch turning on the Station’s newest set of solar photovoltaic carports during a ceremony held April 21 at the Ranges Department Headquarters.

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Naval Base Ventura County Earns Consecutive SECNAV Energy Awards

POINT MUGU, Calif (NNS) -- Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) will be presented its second consecutive Platinum Level of Achievement for the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Energy and Water Management Award Oct. 6 at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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NWS Seal Beach Works to Meet, Exceed Energy Goals

SEAL BEACH, Calif. -- As the Navy recognizes National Energy Awareness Month during October, Naval Weapons Station (NWS) Seal Beach, Calif., is pushing forward with energy conservation goals that meet or exceed those outlined in Executive Order 13423 and by the Department of Defense and Secretary of the Navy...

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