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Created on Thursday, 25 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar, clean energy, renewable energy, FERC, national security, terrorism, rooftop solar
April 25 -- The U.S. power grid is vulnerable to terrorist attacks, and the growing use of rooftop solar panels will provide protection against lengthy blackouts, the chairman of the U.S. Federal ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 26 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, clean energy, military, national security, energy security, energy independence, Obama, oil
March 26 -- President Barack Obama recently paid a visit to the Argonne National Laboratory where he strongly voiced concerns about the national security threat Americans face from dependence on oil as ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 08 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Sharon Burke, department of defense, energy security, national security, clean energy, renewable energy, military, ACORE policy forum
February 8 -- Sharon E. Burke, the assistant secretary of defense for Operational Energy Plans and Programs, told industry partners and congressional leaders at the American Council on Renewable Energy's ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 12 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: military, renewable energy, national security, energy security, energy diversity, oil, fossil fuels, China, India
December 12 -- Growing demand in huge emerging economies like China and India will drive up world oil prices no matter what the US does, so it's crucial for the US to develop energy alternatives that ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 03 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: US Senate, military, biofuels, Department of Defense, oil prices, national security
December 3 -- US Senate voted Wednesday to restore the Defense Department's ability to buy biofuels. As the largest petroleum user in the world, the US military says its dependence on oil is a national ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 29 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Air Force, George H. W. Bush, PTC, wind energy, biofuels, RFS, energy dependence, national security
November 29 -- As a twenty year veteran of the Air Force, much of my service revolved around issues of energy dependency and national security. Early in my career, I had the opportunity to serve on ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 19 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, sustainability, military, DOD, climate change, national security, clean power, energy independence
November 19 -- In an effort to enhance American security and address climate change, the U.S. military is diminishing its footprint. The military is producing cleaner power, reducing energy consumption, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 12 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: national security, climate change, ACORE, renewable energy, oil, drill baby drill, foreign oil
November 12 -- The ideas behind dueling political sound bites like “drill, baby, drill” and “burn, baby, burn” do nothing to address America’s security issues related to dependence on foreign oil, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 08 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: energy, biofuels, renewable energy, jet planes, Obama administration, national security
November 8 -- Researchers have developed a way to enhance the energy produced by biofuels, potentially expanding their usefulness in jet planes and industrial vehicles.  Biofuels, which are derived ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 08 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: National security, energy security, George Bush, clean energy, electric vehicles
November 8 -- In his 2007 State of the Union Address, President George W. Bush declared that America was addicted to oil. He was not alone in this view, because presidents, national security experts, economists, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 05 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: military, biofuels, solar, wind, national security, energy security, national defense
October 5 -- From Air Force jets that run on biofuels to front-line Army bases that are powered by the sun, the military doesn't mess around with politics when it comes to clean energy – it’s about saving ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 03 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: solar energy, clean energy, renewable energy, renewable energy industry, military, energy security, national security, solar power, u.s. military's use of renewable energy
October 3 -- In a heated election season, many US voters see solar and renewable energy as a partisan debate. They shouldn’t. Case in point: the US military. The US Department of Defense, the world’s largest ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 02 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, clean energy, military, Pentagon, renewable energy growth, national security, u.s. military's use of renewable energy
September 28 -- From biofuels that could propel the Navy’s Great Green Fleet to spending billions of dollars on renewable energy, the Pentagon’s green energy initiatives have emerged as a contentious topic ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 26 September 2012 / Industry News
Tags: clean energy, energy efficiency, Energy Independence, energy security, military, national security, Oil, renewable energy, U.S. military’s use of renewable energy
September 25 -- It started with a simple directive: bring down the casualty numbers. At the time, Former Lt. Gen. Richard C. Zilmer was the commanding general of the most restive province of Iraq in 2006—al ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 12 September 2012 / Industry News
Tags: ACORE, Biofuels, energy security, fossil fuels, national security, renewable energy, Renewable energy finance, renewable energy growth, renewable energy incentives, renewable energy industry, Renewable ...
September 12 -- The Republican and Democratic National Conventions mark the beginning of the end for the 2012 presidential campaign and – one hopes – the end of a regrettable chapter in American politics: ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 24 August 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Biofuels, clean energy, DoD, Energy policy, energy security, national security, renewable energy, renewable energy policy, solar energy, U.S. military’s use of renewable energy
August 24 -- This months’ announcement from the White House calling for green energy bids and its plan to fast-track wind and solar projects delivered a clear message that renewable energy is something ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 17 August 2012 / Industry News
Tags: clean energy, climate change, drought, national security, renewable energy, renewable energy policy
August 17 -- Three out of four Americans think the U.S. needs “to start focusing more” on clean-energy sources like wind and solar that require less water than conventional power generation as the country ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 19 July 2011 / Industry News
Tags: ACORE president, national security and renewable energy
July 18, 2011 -- Retired Navy Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn is used to facing some skepticism when he declares the No. 1 threat to national security is AmericaâEUR(TM)s oil-addicted energy policy. >>More ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 31 August 2007 / News
Tags: clean energy, energy efficiency, national security, renewable energy, renewable energy growth, renewable energy policy, wind energy
August 31 -- This week, Hurricane Isaac delivered yet another lesson of wind’s wild ways. Properly employed, however, wind is a powerful aide. The American Wind Energy Association said ... [ +++ ]
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