Army Honors 8 for Energy, Water Savings

November 11, 2014 By Linda Hardesty

ArmyEight Secretary of the Army awards were presented to recognize outstanding achievements in energy and water management within the Army.

There were four awardees in the “small group” category for achievement in renewable and alternative energy: Fort Hood, Texas; Picatinny Arsenal, NJ; White Sands Missile Range, NM; and US Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, Ala.

Three installations were recognized for their achievements: the Presidio of Monterey, Calif., and Fort Stewart, Ga., were recognized for achievements in energy efficiency and energy management, while Fort Carson, Colo., was recognized for achievements in water conservation.

Todd Dirmeyer of Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., was awarded for individual achievement in energy efficiency and energy management.

The US Army is undertaking initiatives to make its bases more energy independent, instill a culture of energy efficiency and expand its Resource Energy Efficiency Manager (REM) program.

Photo by Greg Jones, AMVID

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