October 1st, 2013 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on the Mosaic blog by Tim Bolger In 2012, the Department of Defense announced its goal to deploy [&hellip
July 27th, 2011 | by Silvio Marcacci
The Department of Defense has made headlines for using biofuels to power its’ planes and ships, but clean energy innovations may have a bigger impact by reducing the carbon bootprint of military while saving lives on the battlefield. New technologies are reducing the weight of equipment soldiers carry into battle, powering military bases, and creating a fleet of electric vehicles
May 23rd, 2011 | by Tina Casey
It's showtime for camelina, a modest, weedy little plant that has started to make a big splash in the biofuel world. The U.S. Air Force took camelina under its wing a couple of years ago and tested it out on the A-10C Thunderbolt II, and it must have done pretty well because for the first time ever a camelina based jet fuel has been used by the Thunderbirds, the Air Force's official aerial demonstration team.
December 16th, 2010 | by Tina Casey
Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base flipped the switch on its first solar power installation in 2007, a 14-megawatt behemoth that [&hellip