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US Navy Plans Green Feet

Posted: January 31st, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Alternative Energy, Favorite New Thought, Float Your Boat | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on US Navy Plans Green Feet

US Navy Green FeetThe behemoth that is the US Navy, plans to have half its fleet running on alternative fuels by the end of the decade. US Navy officials are expected to outline the plans – which include sourcing fuel from Australian producers – at an international conference on biofuels and shipping in Sydney today.

Part of the plan includes having an entire fleet of warships – dubbed the “Great Green Fleet” – running on biofuels by 2016.

The deputy assistant secretary of energy for the US Navy, Tom Hicks, says alternative fuels have already powered some of the world’s most advanced engines in some of the most challenging situations. Read the full article »»»»