23 May '13, 5pm

Fun facts about the US military and renewable energy

Fun facts about the US military and renewable energy

Fun facts about the US military and renewable energy posted by Ashley on May 23rd, 2013 Despite where you fall politically, it’s hard to overlook the strides that the US military has taken when it comes to pu rsuing renewable energy options. With Memorial Day upon us, we thought it would be nice to give a tip o’ the sun visor to some of the more ingenious decisions that the military has made to help save the planet. In January 2013, the US Army made headlines by opening the largest low-concentration photovoltaic array in the world. It’s a 4.1 megawatt ground installation in White Sands, NM. And get this: you know how we’re always talking about solar being a great way to lock in utility rates? Well, the Army has essentially done just that, which helps them stay within budget targets for the foreseeable future. Solar Power Smackdown : Marines vs. Air Force vs. Army. Here’s s...

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