Army scientists develop deployable renewable-energy solutions

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Soldiers stationed in remote combat outposts face logistics and safety challenges to power their radios, laptops and GPS units.

 

U.S. Army scientists are researching methods to harness the sun and wind to ease the burdens associated with transporting fossil fuels to dangerous areas.

 

Marnie de Jong, an electrical engineer with the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, is helping to develop renewable-energy based microgrids that work independently of traditional grid power.

 

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