29 Jan '14, 4pm

US Air Force in talks for solar energy project: Arizona military base is proposed site for photovoltaic solar

The US Air Force recently entered into exclusive negotiations with Arizona Public Service (APS) to lease real property at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., for a solar generation project as part of the base’s proposed Enhanced Use Lease, or EUL.1 The local electric utility provider’s proposal would use 106 acres of base property for the construction of a photovoltaic solar generation facility. The facility, which would be fully constructed, operated and maintained by Arizona Public Service, would generate on-site renewable energy to help meet the base’s renewable energy generation goals. Once lease term negotiations and environmental requirements are complete, the final lease document will be signed. The Air Force Civil Engineer Center Installations Directorate acquires, manages and disposes of Air Force-controlled real property worldwide. To date, AFCEC has closed eight EUL pro...

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