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US Air Force Leads the Way in Renewable Energy

| Wednesday April 27th, 2005 | 2 Comments

airforce.jpgAlthough it might seem ironic to many environmentalists, the EPA’s latest list of leaders in renewable energy consumption is topped by none other than the United States Air Force. The USAF is using a whopping 321,416 MegaWatts of green power mostly on bases in the desert southwest. Although green energy is still a small percentage of the military’s total consumption, the sheer volume is important in creating an economy of scale for other groups looking to green their energy usage. (USAF press release)


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  • Joey Feinstein

    Incredible! I never would have thought. Due to the highly restrictive tendencies of the military, do you believe that tours of plant operations are possible?

  • http://sustainablog.blogspot.com/2005/04/its-that-time-again.html sustainablog

    It’s That Time Again…

    Update: I originally found the news about the Air Force on TriplePundit, and just couldn’t relocate it yesterday…