US Army seeks off-grid system in Belize

Mexican drug cartels main reason for US presence

Fort Sam Texas is looking for a contractor to provide it with a  complete and usable 15KW-Hrs Off-Grid Hybrid system.  The specs are interesting as they provide a guide of what any group of individuals thinking of living off the grid might decide they need.

The system consists of: two 5KW Vertical Axis Wind Turbine for a total of 10KW. Each turbine with its own inverter; plus one  5KW solar photovoltaic system and one battery bank suitable for one  day of autonomy.

The place of performance for the contract: Calabash Cay, Belize, may explain the high cost of the unit – between $100,000 and $250,000

This presolicitation notice was posted on March 21 and the response date is April 5. The NAICS code for this requirement is 221119.

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  2. We own and operate Access Energy in Colorado and Belize. Many of our customers you may have herd of. Smithsonian Institute on Carrie Bow caye and Tobacco caye marine station, I would like to propose a system but we are in Belize now. I will be getting back in the states soon and would like to discuss the possibilities of getting you a quality install and engineering on a system. Thanks JB

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