US Navy Invests $30 Million In Hawaii’s Renewable Energy

The U.S. military is a big emitter of greenhouse gas emissions. It takes a lot of energy to power all those military bases. Factor in all of its planes, jeeps, etc. and you get the picture. The U.S. Department of the Navy realizes that fact and is investing in renewable energy to reduce costs and risks associated with the transport of fossil fuels. The Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced recently that it will invest $30 million in Energy Excelerator, a Hawaii-based program that funds the development of clean energy innovations. The program part of ONR’s Asia-Pacific Technology and Education Program (APTEP), which supports innovative energy technologies. . . .

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