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Navy starts work on photovoltaic system

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by Lannie Walker

Guam - In Sumay, ground was broken on Big Navy today to signify the start of a solar photovoltaic electricity generating system.  Simply put, the system will convert sunlight into energy and will save the military approximately $1.7 million annually in energy costs.

The projects $5.9 million and is part of the Navy's $34.1 million initiative to reduce energy consumption on Guam through its Energy Savings Performance Contact, which it awarded in April 2009 to Johnson Controls Government Systems, LLC.

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