Army Seeks Proposals For $7B In Renewable Energy Projects

Law360, Los Angeles (August 7, 2012, 9:38 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued requests for contract proposals from green companies for renewable energy projects totaling $7 billion that aim to bolster the Army's use of alternative energy, it said Tuesday.

The government is looking to purchase locally generated biomass, solar, wind and geothermal energy from private businesses over 30 years, the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center in Huntsville, Ala., said in a statement. The move is related to an aggressive U.S. Department of Defense initiative aimed at reducing energy costs....
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