13 Sep '13, 11am

Analysis - US army targets renewables #green

Analysis - US army targets renewables #green

Earlier this week, the army announced that it had picked 17 wind companies that will be eligible to compete for a piece of its planned $7 billion in renewable energy purchases. It selected the companies out of 45 firms that applied, based on criteria including financial capability, management approach and past performance, said Tonju Butler, the procurement contracting officer at the US Army Engineering and Support Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The US Department of Defence is mandated to meet at least 25% of the energy needs of its facilities with renewables by 2025. To meet that goal, the army plans to deploy 1GW of renewable energy at its installations in the US by 2025. But, said Butler, it does not want to own or operate the facilities. Instead it will identify viable projects and have the pre-qualified contractors compete for the opportunity to develop them, signing ...

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