Department of Defense aims for 3 GW of renewable energy by 2025

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has announced a new goal to deploy 3 GW of renewable energy – including solar, wind, biomass, and geothermal – on Army, Navy, and Air Force installations by 2025. The new renewable energy goal is part of a multi-part announcement by the Obama Administration on April 11 to increase energy security.

This effort furthers the commitment President Obama made during the State of the Union to develop 1 GW of renewable energy on Navy installations by 2020. The Air Force has also established a goal of obtaining 1 GW renewable energy by 2016, and the Army has set a goal to reach 1 GW of renewable energy by 2020. Overall, the DoD expects to fulfill 25 percent of its energy needs with renewable energy by 2025.

Read more new renewable projects news

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


Logistics Risk Management in the Transformer Industry

Transformers often are shipped thousands of miles, involving multiple handoffs,and more than a do...

Secrets of Barco UniSee Mount Revealed

Last year Barco introduced UniSee, a revolutionary large-scale visualization platform designed to...

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...