07 Aug '12, 6pm

MT @AFPS_Articles @DeptofDefense & @Interior are working together to find sources of renewable energy for the military:

Defense, Interior Departments Join Forces on Renewable Energy American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2012 – The Defense and Interior departments are teaming up to strengthen energy security and reduce military utility costs. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar have signed a memorandum of understanding that encourages appropriate development of renewable energy projects on public lands set aside for defense-related purposes and other onshore and offshore areas near military installations. The memo sets out the guiding concepts for the Renewable Energy Partnership Plan, the departments’ roles and responsibilities under the agreement, and how they will work together to carry out the initiative. A goal of the partnership is to harness solar, wind, geothermal and biomass energy resources on or near DOD installations across the country...

Full article: http://www.defense.gov//News/NewsArticle.aspx?ID=117413

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