Buy American: Domestic Clean Energy For The DOD

Law360, New York (March 5, 2012, 1:30 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) is serious about renewable energy and hosting solar photovoltaic projects.

During President Barack Obama's recent State of the Union address, he said, "I'm proud to announce that the Department of Defense, the world's largest consumer of energy, will make one of the largest commitments to clean energy in history, with the Navy purchasing enough capacity to power a quarter of a million homes a year."

The president's statement is consistent with recent DOD policy and project announcements related to the...
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