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Created on Friday, 11 October 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Army, Department of Defense, Clean Energy, Renewable Energy
October 11 -- Daniel Rice takes taxis down long desert roads in Afghanistan’s combat zones to make sales calls. He travels at night, unarmed, and when he’s dropped at the gate of a U.S. military base, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 05 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Oregon, Clean Fuels Program, CFP, Department of Defense
March 5 -- In 2013, Oregon’s elected leaders have the opportunity to reduce our dangerous, single-source dependence on oil. >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 28 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Department of Defense, Navy, Green Fleet, Alternative Energy, Biofuels
February 28 -- The Navy has set five ambitious goals to reduce energy consumption, decrease reliance on foreign oil, and significantly increase the use of alternative energy. >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 08 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Sharon Burke, department of defense, energy security, national security, clean energy, renewable energy, military, ACORE policy forum
February 8 -- Sharon E. Burke, the assistant secretary of defense for Operational Energy Plans and Programs, told industry partners and congressional leaders at the American Council on Renewable Energy's ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 01 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Chuck Hagel, Senator Hagel, Department of Defense, military, energy efficiency, alternative fuels, biofuels, clean energy
February 1 -- Former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.), President Obama’s nominee for Defense secretary, said Thursday that he will make the Pentagon’s efforts to boost energy efficiency and alternative fuels ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 29 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Department of Defense, renewable energy, clean energy, wind, solar, oil, biofuels, energy costs
January 29 -- The U.S. Department of Defense is the largest single consumer of energy in the world, gobbling up 3.8 billion kilowatt hours of electricity and 120 million barrels of oil per year. It’s an ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 14 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Military spending, Electric vehicles, EVs, sustainable energy, renewable energy, department of defense, grid initiative
January 14 -- Among the many sustainable energy programs recently launched by the U.S. military,the Defense Department’s new military electric-vehicles-to-grid initiative is especially worth noting.  ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 10 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: NDAA, Pentagon, renewable energy, clean energy, Department of Defense, biofuel, Senate
December 10 -- Lawmakers Tackling the National Defense Authorization Act are understandably focused on figuring out the dimensions of the president’s right to detain terrorism suspects and whether ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 03 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: US Senate, military, biofuels, Department of Defense, oil prices, national security
December 3 -- US Senate voted Wednesday to restore the Defense Department's ability to buy biofuels. As the largest petroleum user in the world, the US military says its dependence on oil is a national ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 30 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: senate, oil, biofuels, military, nationak security, dependence on oil, Department of Defense
November 30 -- When it comes to reducing the military’s dependence on oil, senators from both sides of the aisle have the Department of Defense’s back.  By striking down a pair of shortsighted ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 29 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Army, sustainability, clean energy, environment, military, department of defense
October 29 -- The Department of Defense has been steadily picking up the pace of its clean energy initiatives, and that includes the Army Reserve. This week, CleanTechnica had an opportunity to speak with ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Navy, military, Department of Defense, Ray Mabus, biofuels, solar, renewable energy
... praised the progress the Navy has made and assured attendees at an industry conference that the goals he laid out in 2009 would be achieved within or ahead of the ambitious self-prescribed timeline. >>View ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 04 November 2011 / Industry News
Tags: Department of Defense
Nov. 4, 2011 -- Almost every DoD service and agency is analyzing how best to reduce its dependence on foreign energy and improve its resiliency. DoD plans to hand out $30 million in clean energy grants ... [ +++ ]
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