Pentagon OKs Long-Term Alternative Energy Contracts

Law360, New York (March 18, 2011, 1:46 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Defense on Thursday announced it was adopting a new rule that authorizes it to enter into a renewable energy contract for a period of more than five years, but only if the purchase is deemed cost-effective.

The final rule published in the Federal Register implements Section 828 of the National Defense Authorization Act for the 2008 fiscal year, amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement to allow the DOD to enter into a contract to purchase renewable electricity or energy for up...
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