US air base goes solar with $26.6m project

Amec Foster Wheeler is to install a 750kW solar energy and battery storage system on the US Air Force’s Wake Island base. The firm has been awarded a $26.6 million (£20.7m) contract, which will also involve modernising the site’s electrical distribution system, made up of around eight miles of medium-voltage electrical upgrades. The three-square-mile airfield, […]