21 Sep '13, 7pm

#US Military Doubles Down on #energy #efficiency

#US Military Doubles Down on #energy #efficiency

• On September 9, 2013, the US Navy agreed to triple the budget of clean energy initiatives in Hawaii, where fossil fuel energy prices already were four times higher than the national average. A highly successful funding agency for renewable energy projects in Hawaii called the “Energy Excelerator ” will now have $30 million to work with, rather than the $10 million originally granted. Accomplishments from the Energy Excelerator for Hawaii include several solar farms, a collaborative effort with General Motors on a renewable fuel cell vehicle fleet, a full scale rainwater harvesting system, a fully-functioning microgrid system at joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, and a grid-connected wave power system.

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