Pew sees renewables booming for the U.S. miliary, and an Air Force base solar project in Arizona shows how going green saves green for the Defense Department.
Legislation and the president are putting pressure on the U.S. military to step up its game on renewable energy.
The Defense and Interior departments partner to build clean-power resources on military land and open up the seas for offshore wind.
With an emphasis on conservation, efficiency and, yes, renewables, the Navy codifies its march toward a 50 percent cut in shore energy consumption.
Many welcome the U.S. military’s embrace of clean energy, but could a green, lean killing machine ultimately do more harm than good?
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta tells Congress to back off in its bid to basically ban the military from purchasing biofuels.
Saying moving away from petroleum is vital to troop and national security, the White House outlines new renewable energy goals and initiatives for the military.