Army to partner with industry for up to $7 billion in renewable-energy projects

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The Army will partner with industry for up to $7 billion in renewable-energy sources — wind, solar, biomass and geothermal — and has released a draft request for proposal that could allow multiple projects to begin nationwide.

Speaking at a media roundtable March 15, Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy & Environment, said the cumulative investment will help the Army reach its goal of having 25 percent of the Army’s energy come from renewable sources by 2025. She began the roundtable by restating the Army’s “net-zero strategy.”

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