16 Apr '11, 4pm

U.S. Army Has Net Zero Vision for National Security

U.S. Army Has Net Zero Vision for National Security

The Army has been working with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on the program, officially dubbed “Army Vision for Net Zero.” With a few tweaks, its mission statement could be applied to just about any green-minded organization or business: “We are creating a culture that recognizes the value of sustainability measured not just in terms of financial benefits, but benefits to maintaining mission capability, quality of life, relationships with local communities, and the preservation of options for the Army’s future.” One standout example is Fort Bliss, which among other programs is looking at taking in waste from nearby El Paso as part of a hybrid solar power/waste-to-energy operation.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/04/16/u-s-army-has-net-zero...

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