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U.S. Defense Renewable Energy Summit, April 7-8, 2015

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers installed Solar station at Nellis Airforce Base, Nevada (source: flickr/ USACEpublicaffairs, creative commons)
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With the program the U.S. Department set out on a mission to "reduce energy costs, decrease reliance on foreign oil, ensure energy security, and achieve sustainability goals."

With U.S. military forces having huge installations in the U.S., energy supply is a crucial element in running these operations. In February 2014, the U.S. military introduced a $7 billion renewable energy program. (see: http://www.nrel.gov/defense/) With the program the U.S. Department set out on a mission to “reduce energy costs, decrease reliance on foreign oil, ensure energy security, and achieve sustainability goals.” The following are the details of the event according to Information Forecast Net.

The 5th Defense Renewable Energy Summit will bring together DoD and military decision-makers with renewable energy developers, utilities and leading financiers to facilitate the formation of this new market. The summit will explore how viable and financeable projects can be developed to the profit of all.

The presenters will provide the latest on the emerging guidelines and processes for a new market that melds the complexity of federal acquisitions with the risk allocation methods of project finance, as well as practical experience gained on pioneering projects. This will be the place to hear from and network with senior-level DoD, DoE, DLA, Air Force, Army, Marine Corp, Navy, DoE, GSA, VA and Utility decision makers.

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Source: Information Forecast Net