Commander's Guide to Anticipating Environmental Side Effects from Renewable Energy Development
Range Commanders Council White Sands Missile Range United States
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This special report presents the results of Task SEG-001, Commanders Guide Anticipating Environmental Side Effects from Renewable Energy Development. The report was produced by the Sustainability and Environmental Group SEG of the Range Commanders Council RCC. Discussed herein is a series of questions designed to address the potential environmental side effects from development of renewable energy RE projects in each ranges area of influence. This guide does not address operational mission impacts of RE, which is documented in the RCC document Commanders Guide to Renewable Energy. footnote 1 Additionally, this guide does not address the primary environmental impacts of RE development, which should be addressed by the Environmental Assessment EA for the project. This guide will assist commanders in identifying the side effects of RE development on their environmental footprint. It provides a playbook to identify potential issues and recommend solutions.
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
- Non-electrical Energy Conversion