Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Renewable Energy: 25 percent of the Military's Energy by 2025

New report reveals U.S. military's renewable energy victories
January 20, 2014 - Energy is a massive part of the U.S. military budget — the annual bill is more than $4 billion — and the Department of Defense (DoD) has vowed to take steps to reduce that bill, not just to save taxpayer money but also for the sake of more reliable operations.

Indeed, by 2025, the agency expects to source at least 25 percent of its energy from renewable sources.

While it still has a long way to go before it can declare victory against that objective, the military won some important early battles in both energy efficiency and its use of renewable energy between 2010 and 2012, reports The Pew Charitable Trusts. read more>>>

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