MCB Camp Lejeune Solar Facility

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 RepoLejeunFact MCB Camp Lejeune – 17 MW

  •  Installation: MCB Camp Lejeune
  • City/State: Jacksonville, NC
  • Model: 2 (on-base generation for off-base consumption)
  • Size: 17 megawatts DC
  • Project Partners: Duke Energy
  • About the Project/Base: Camp Lejeune is one of the larger Marine Corps bases, and is home to expeditionary forces and training for amphibious assaults. In exchange for land to construct 17 MW of solar power, Duke Energy provided the equipment to allow the DON physical and legal access to solar facility during grid outages.
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 REPOLejeuene1 JACKSONVILLE, N.C. – July 17, 2015

Breaking ground for a 17-megawatt direct current solar facility at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. Pictured are the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations & Environment Dennis McGinn, Department of the Navy’s Renewable Energy Program Office Executive Director Robert Griffin, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Commander Brigadier General Robert Castellvi, Jacksonville Mayor Sammy Phillips, Onslow County Commission Chairman Barbara Ikner and Senior Vice President of Distributed Energy Resources from Duke Energy Robert Caldwell. Photo courtesy of NAVFAC.

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 Renewable Energy Program Solar Facility Groundbreaking Ceremony at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune JACKSONVILLE, N.C. – July 17, 2015

The Honorable Dennis McGinn, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations & Environment, delivers remarks at the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune solar facility groundbreaking. He spoke about the Department of the Navy’s progress on renewable energy and security goals and commended Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune for collaborating with Duke Energy to make it possible. Photo courtesy of NAVFAC.

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 Renewable Energy Program Solar Facility Groundbreaking Ceremony at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune JACKSONVILLE, N.C. – July 17, 2015

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Commander Brigadier General Robert Castellvi delivers remarks at the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune solar facility groundbreaking. He spoke about how energy security applies to force readiness and the Energy Ethos challenge to be good stewards of energy and water resources. Photo courtesy of NAVFAC.

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 Renewable Energy Program Solar Facility Groundbreaking Ceremony at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune JACKSONVILLE, N.C. – July 17, 2015

The Marine Corps Installations East color guard opens the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune solar facility groundbreaking. Photo courtesy of NAVFAC.

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 REPOLejeuene5 JACKSONVILLE, N.C. – July 17, 2015

The Honorable Dennis McGinn, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations & Environment, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Commander Brigadier General Robert Castellvi and Senior Vice President of Distributed Energy Resources from Duke Energy Robert Caldwell discuss the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune solar project in front of the facility renderings. Photo courtesy of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.

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