Rob Ivester

A nearly 15,000-panel solar energy array is expected to provide the NIST Gaithersburg, Maryland, campus with more than 8 million kilowatt-hours of energy each year—about 4 percent of the campus's energy use. The array is predicted to save NIST a minimum of $3.5 million in its first 20 years of operation.

NIST, FEMP collaborate on massive solar energy array

NIST Director Walter Copan and FEMP Director Rob Ivester spoke with Federal Drive with Tom Temin about their collaborative solar energy efforts.

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