BlueChip Energy to Install 100kW Photovoltaic System for the U.S. Southern Command in Curacao

Project to feature the American Private Power Plant Distributed Energy Generation

Lake Mary, FL, USA, November 15, 2012 –BlueChip Energy(BCE), a fully-integrated solar energy provider for residential, commercial and utility applications, today announced it has been awarded the contract for the installation of  a 100 kW grid tied photovoltaic solar system at the Cooperative Security Location (CSL) at Hato International Airport in Curacao.

The American Private Power Plant (AP3) is a turnkey distributed energy generation system that produces electricity at the point of consumption, minimizing line losses and maximizing energy efficiency.

BCE will provide all labor and material to install a complete and usable 100 kW grid tied photovoltaic system for the United States Southern Command at the CSL airfield.  The system includes installation of all inverters, combiner boxes, fuse boxes, solar panels, ground mounted racks and wiring.

 We are exceptionally proud that the US Southern Command has chosen the American Private Power Plant for its facility at the Curacao airfield.” said a company spokesman.  “We look forward to providing the CSL with a solar PV system that will provide cost effective renewable energy over the next 25 years.”

 The U.S. military has two Cooperative Security Locations (CSLs), formerly known as Forward Operating Locations, in Latin America and the Caribbean.  The CSLs are strategic, cost-effective locations in Comalapa, El Salvador and Aruba-Curacao, formerly part of the Netherlands Antilles, which allow U.S. and partner nation aircraft the use of existing airfields.