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U.S. Military Orders Less Dependence on Fossil Fuels

The New York Times, 4 October 2010
Publié le : 5 octobre 2010
 Elisabeth Rosenthal 

"With insurgents increasingly attacking the American fuel supply convoys that lumber across the Khyber Pass into Afghanistan, the military is pushing aggressively to develop, test and deploy renewable energy to decrease its need to transport fossil fuels.

"Solar power was tested in May in Morocco. A Marine company brought some renewable energy equipment to Afghanistan.

"Last week, a Marine company from California arrived in the rugged outback of Helmand Province bearing novel equipment: portable solar panels that fold up into boxes; energy-conserving lights; solar tent shields that provide shade and electricity; solar chargers for computers and communications equipment."

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