2010 CPEO Military List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lsiegel@cpeo.org>
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2010 08:22:36 -0700 (PDT)
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: [CPEO-MEF] ENERGY: Camp Lejeune (NC( solar water heaters
[This is great, but how about the rest of the roof-space? - LS]

Green Marines: Camp Lejeune Buys Into Solar Power

by Catherine Welch
National Public Radio
June 21, 2010

On the Camp Lejeune Marine Corps base in North Carolina, large, reflective rectangles line the rooftops of some of the homes.

But they're not some high-tech military gadget or even a satellite dish to get the latest TV channels: They're solar panels for heating water.

So many of these panels have gone up in one neighborhood that the community is quickly becoming the largest in the continental U.S. to heat water with solar energy.


For the entire story, see


Lenny Siegel
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