Green Chip Review: Inside the Army’s New “Green Coalition”

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By Sam Hopkins | Wednesday, November 4th, 2009
It’s the same U.S. military that guards Persian Gulf oil routes.

And it’s now becoming a force in renewable energy’s worldwide expansion. Far from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Department of Defense is setting its own target list to achieve energy independence for the Army’s biggest bases. First, California’s Fort Irwin has just begun a four-year march toward 1,000 MW in solar energy capacity and self-sufficiency from the desert sun. Read more…