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How Solar Saves The Military Big Bucks

Security, predictability, climate change, safety – all of these are cited by the U.S. Department of Defense as motivating factors for its embrace of energy-efficient and renewable technologies. But a new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts puts just as… Read More
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West Point Eager To Power Toward Net Zero

Two and a half years ago, the Army began a process aimed at delivering it six net zero pilot installation, part of a wider U.S. military initiative to make its outposts and operations more energy secure. Now one of the… Read More
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Now You Can Help A Military Base Go Solar

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst has broken new ground before – in the last decade, it was among the wave of consolidated bases formed in order to maximize U.S. military efficiency, pulling together McGuire Air Force Base, the Army’s Fort Dix and… Read More
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Army’s Big Renewables Buy Turns To Solar

Over on the left, you’ll occasionally see arguments break out over whether President Obama is doing enough to move the U.S. from using fossil fuel-sourced energy to using renewables. It’s certainly a subject that can be debated, but one thing… Read More
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Navy Sees Fuel Cells Ready For Front Lines

Fuel cells are not a renewable energy source, of course, although they can be tied to renewable energy. But even using fossil fuels their ability to produce electricity through an electrochemical process – instead of combustion – can make them… Read More