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Armed Forces Look at Portable Methanol Fuel Cells

Armed Forces Look at Portable Methanol Fuel Cells

The defence departments in both Canada and the United States will have demonstration fuel cell units built in order to evaluate Direct Methanol Fuel Cell technology in several military applications.
Electric Fuel Corp. to Supply U.S. Army

Electric Fuel Corp. to Supply U.S. Army

Electric Fuel Corporation, manufacturer of zinc-air fuel cells, has announced that its Defense and Security Systems Division has received new U.S. Army contracts totaling more than US$500,000.
Masdar Initiative Breaks Ground

Masdar Initiative Breaks Ground

Abu Dhabi has broken ground on Masdar City, the world's first zero-carbon, zero-waste, car-free city. The global milestone event was marked by the laying of a virtual cornerstone by His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
Staring Down Sequestration, US Army Ramps Up Renewables Recruiting Drive

Staring Down Sequestration, US Army Ramps Up Renewables Recruiting Drive

The U.S. Armed Forces, for a variety of reasons, has been at the leading edge of change when it comes to renewable energy deployment in government, spurred by statutory federal government renewable energy and energy efficiency targets. Faced with enacting sharp and deep cuts as a result of sequestration, U.S. military leaders are ramping up recruiting efforts nonetheless, aiming to strike up partnerships with private-sector renewable energy project developers.
Solar Ready Vets Trains Veterans for Jobs in Booming Solar Industry

Solar Ready Vets Trains Veterans for Jobs in Booming Solar Industry

Veterans Day is a time for our nation to recognize and thank all those who have served in the military in peace and war. Moreover, it is a day to reflect and recommit to honoring the service of veterans.
PennWell Partners with Folds of Honor Foundation

PennWell Partners with Folds of Honor Foundation

In commemoration of Flag Day, PennWell Corp. is partnering with the Folds of Honor Foundation to raise money for military families. The effort is in conjunction with PennWell’s Wall of Honor, a traveling wall highlighting the names of our military service personnel (past and present) and displayed at all PennWell power generation events in North America. The wall displays the branch, the company and the name of each person honored.
Plugging In to Military Solar

Plugging In to Military Solar

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) is historically one of the greatest catalysts of technological innovation. Through its procurement power alone it has the ability to transform markets. In recent years, the Navy, Army, and Air Force each implemented clean energy targets that will drive 3 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy installations by 2025. Specifically, PV accounts for 58 percent, […]
Bill Tackles US Military Energy Consumption

Bill Tackles US Military Energy Consumption

Are hybrid Humvees on the horizon for the U.S. military? A bipartisan bill introduced by the Alliance to Save Energy's Vice-Chair Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) with Senators Evan Bayh (D-IN), Pat Roberts (R-KS), and Jack Reed (D-RI) would increase the energy efficiency of military vehicles, have far-reaching money- and energy-saving benefits, and enhance national security, the Alliance said.
10.6-MW Pulanai hydropower plant being constructed in Philippines suffers attack

10.6-MW Pulanai hydropower plant being constructed in Philippines suffers attack

The Philippines Department of Energy (DOE) released a report today saying its US$133.4 million 10.6-MW Pulanai hydropower plant being constructed in the southern province of Bukidnon on the Island of Mindanao, was attacked by armed individuals on Feb. 25.
Veterans struggle to return to civilian life

Veterans struggle to return to civilian life

This week, the last convoy group of U.S. troops crossed the border from Iraq into Kuwait, marking the end of a nearly 9-year conflict in Iraq. Hundreds of thousands of military personnel served during those years, and many of these individuals have returned from the Middle East in recent weeks and months. Problems facing returning combat veterans are well documented; the Wall Street […]