Marine Corps base Albany is first DOD installation to achieve 'net zero' status

By Audrey Decker / May 24, 2022 at 12:45 PM
Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, GA, officially declared "net zero" status today -- the Defense Department's first installation to meet this milestone. Net zero is the production of as much electricity from renewable "green" energy sources as it consumes from its utility provider. Col. Michael Fitzgerald, commanding officer of the base, told reporters that the base is no longer draining Georgia’s power resources, but rather, it is contributing to the community. Through facility-related controls and corrective base maintenance, the net...

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