21 Mar '12, 4pm

The Emerging Battle for Energy Security via @reworld

Leaders at the highest levels of the Pentagon are looking for new sources that will cut down on the amount of oil they need to source from hostile areas in places like the Middle East. And they’re exploring new energy solutions that will reduce bills at home and give troops a tactical advantage along the front lines. Fuel convoys remain the most deadly part of a military mission, and requiring less fuel at forward operating bases powered by solar, wind and other renewable energy sources is expected to translate into fewer casualties of war. At the recent Renewable Energy World North America conference in Long Beach, Calif., several experts within the renewable energy field participated in a panel discussion about the growing partnership between the United States military and the private sector that continues to reshape the rules of engagement. Below is an excerpt from the ...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2012...

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