|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 21 Jan 2010 19:49:56 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] ENERGY: Army Hawaii Family Housing in Hawaii|
[I missed this when it first came out. - LS] Army to gauge electricity billingSpecial meters will be installed in soldiers' homes in a program to measure power usage
By Gregg K. Kakesako Honolulu Star-Bulletin Nov 29, 2009Nearly 6,000 residential homes on Oahu Army posts next year will be part of a pilot program intended to help soldiers and their families save on electrical costs.
Ann Wharton, spokeswoman for Army Hawaii Family Housing in Hawaii, said there are 400 "historic homes" on Oahu that still need to have special electrical meters installed. Next year, the Army will begin monitoring the meters at homes at Schofield Barracks, Fort Shafter, Aliamanu and other housing areas to determine a baseline on electrical usage, Wharton said.
"Actual or live billing will probably begin 2011," Wharton added. There is currently no charge for soldiers who live in on-post housing.
... For the entire article, see http://www.starbulletin.com/news/20091129_Army_to_gauge_electricity_billing.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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