Solar in a Tactical Micro-Grid

Solar in a Tactical Micro-Grid

Today we will continue our discussion of the tactical Micro-Grid.  Last week we discussed energy storage in a tactical Micro-grid, this week we will discuss the use of solar in this arrangement.  Solar is quickly becoming an asset in the field to provide a cheap...
ENERGY STORAGE IN A TACTICAL MICRO-GRID

ENERGY STORAGE IN A TACTICAL MICRO-GRID

The Tactical Micro-Grid combines a variety of power sources, both traditional and renewable, to provide energy security in potentially hostile environments.  Due to the incorporation of renewable energy sources, it is critical to combine energy storage modules in the...
Tactical Micro-Grid

Tactical Micro-Grid

Forward Operating Bases (FOB) are traditionally supplied Energy by Diesel/Gas Generator Sets.  The use of these generators required fuel to be delivered to the site in intervals that allowed for constant use.  Resupply is usually done by a fuel convoy or, depending on...
Tactical Power Applications

Tactical Power Applications

Today we’ll take a deeper look into Tactical Power. In a recent article, we discussed which types of equipment can be defined as “Tactical Power”.  This week, we’ll address which applications this equipment should support. During field operations war fighters often...