Meeting/Event Information

2018 Facility Tour: Fort Devens

May 09, 2018
11:45 AM to 3:00 PM
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Devens Common Center
31 Andrews Pkwy
Devens, MA 01434

 May 2018 Meeting

Regular Registration is Now Closed

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Fort Devens Tour


Join AEE New England and the staff at the Devens Enterprise Commission to take a tour of the military base and see what energy efficiency measures are being implemented by the military. Eat your lunch like a service member on active duty with MREs (Meal, Ready-to-Eat) on-site at the Base Camp Integration Lab's (BCIL) Forward Operating Base, which is a test facility for new technologies for active military bases. Embark on a guided tour of the Fort, featuring net-zero energy housing, a state-of-the-art recycling center, photovoltaic arrays, and more. All meeting attendees will be provided with the attached summary of energy conservation measures that have been implemented at Fort Devens in recent years.


Little Leaf Farms Facility Tour

Meeting attendees will be treated to a tour of the Little Leaf Farms facility located in Devens. Little Leaf Farms is proud to say that they've built the most technologically-advanced lettuce growing greenhouse in the world. The growing process is automated, and features energy efficient technology throughout the facility. Little Leaf lettuce can be found in grocery stores across New England and New York. All meeting attendees will be required to sign a nondisclosure agreement before being admitted on the Facility Tour.

Click Here for more information on Little Leaf Farms.


Meeting Agenda:

11:45AM: Meet at the Devens Common Center, (see address in meeting details) and begin loading onto the tour buses.

12:30PM: Both buses arrive at the BCIL with an MRE lunch at the Forward Operating Base. 

1:30PM: Buses roll out of the BCIL. Bus #1 will go directly to Little Leaf Farms, and the other will embark on a guided tour of the fort, including drive-bys of the net-zero homes, photovoltaic field, and possibly the recycling center.

2:15PM: Bus #2 arrives at Little Leaf Farms just as Bus #1 wraps up with the tour. Bus #2 takes tour of Little Leaf while Bus #1 does the Fort tour.

3:00PM: Both buses arrive back at the Devens Common Center to drop off all of the attendees.



In the event that you must cancel your registration, please note that there will be a $10 cancellation fee deducted from your refund. Unfortunately, we are unable to process any refund for cancellations that occur within 72 hours of the beginning of the event. Please contact us at if you have any questions.


$55.00 Member Ticket
$45.00 Earlybird rate before May 2

$55.00 Guest Ticket
$50.00 Earlybird rate before May 2