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By the Numbers: Navy Signs Agreement for Largest Purchase of Renewable Energy by Federal Entity

The Department of the Navy, Western Area Power Administration (Western), and Sempra U.S. Gas & Power hosted a ceremony, Aug. 20, commemorating an agreement to construct a 210 megawatt (MW) direct current solar facility to benefit 14 DON installations in California.

The agreement, signed last month, is the largest purchase of renewable energy ever made by a federal entity.

The list of installations that will be provided solar energy from the Mesquite 3 Solar farm include:

  • U.S. Navy
    • Naval Base (NB) San Diego
    • NB Coronado
    • NB Point Loma
    • NB Ventura County
    • Naval Support Activity (NSA) Monterey
    • Naval Weapons Station (NWS) Seal Beach
    • NWS Det Norco
    • NWS Fallbrook
  • U.S. Marine Corps
    • Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton
    • Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) 29 Palms
    • Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar
    • Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) Barstow
    • Marine Corps Recruitment Deport (MCRD) San Diego
    • Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center (MCMWTC) Bridgeport.

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