The Pentagon is investing heavily in renewable energy

From Florida to California, defence officials in the US are signing contracts with local utilities for huge solar and wind ventures inside military bases or on land nearby.

The Pentagon said it is seeking to generate its own power in part to enhance energy security at a time when traditional electric grids are under the threat of cyberattacks. But because of their sheer size, the projects are unavoidably affecting energy markets elsewhere in the country, driving down costs for renewables and dampening the demand for new power plants that burn natural gas or coal.

Washington Post

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