Blue Sky Energy clean tech products have received Military Standard 810 certification awarded by the US Department of Defence. Blue Sky Energy’s charge controller, a key component of Solar Stik’s newly certified Hybrid System Package, meets the DoD’s environmental engineering considerations and laboratory tests.
Blue Sky Energy’s solar charge controllers sustain a broad range of environmental conditions, allowing the company to qualify their optimal durability, safety and quality, military confidence in their field application. Portable power system provider Solar Stik has partnered with Blue Sky Energy for the “resiliency and unparalleled value” of their controller products, says Jayson Southworth, governmental support and systems trainer for Solar Stik.
“Blue Sky Energy is honored to partner with Solar Stik and the United States Military to equip our troops with solar products of the highest integrity and quality to support their operations,” says Melanie Cullen, Blue Sky Energy VP marketing and operations.”
The Department of Defence’s spending on renewable energy projects is rising at an unprecedented rate, from US$400 million to US$1.2 billion between 2006 and 2009, expecting to climb to US$10 billion annually by 2030. The military, the single largest energy consumer in the United States, intends to source 50% of its fuels from sustainable sources by 2020 and 25% of its total energy from renewable sources by 2025.