Personnel from the Power Systems Engineering Department, in conjunction with the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, and other partners, designed a combined, 7-MW prime power, diesel power and desalinization plant to support mission operations at Ascension Island for the U.S. Air Force Space Command. This project also included installation of a 60,000-gal/day flash evaporator desalinization plant.
Power and Desalinization Plant Photo Gallery
Closeup of Main Plant
Interior Showing Three 1900-kW and One 1500-kW Diesel Generators
60,000-gal/day Flash Evaporator Desalinization Plant
Personnel from the Power Systems Engineering Department, in conjunction with the U.S. Air Force, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Pacific Industrial Electric, DIFKO, and other partners, developed and designed a hybrid wind farm at Ascension Island. It is currently operating in parallel with the prime power diesel plant with great performance and stability.
Wind Farm Photo Gallery
Wind Farm Construction Site
Completed Wind Farm
Wind Farm Phase 2
Additional Information about Ascension Island.