By Miriam Raftery
March 7, 2012 (San Diego)—The U.S. military is tackling a major battle: striving to rely on renewable energy to meet half of all energy that it uses by 2020.
“That’s a tall order,” Captain Marko Medved, Operations Officer for Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest. Marko spoke last weekend at Forging a Sustainable Future, a two-day symposium sponsored by UnitedGREEN. Captain Medved’s job? Makinge the military bases of the Southwest energy efficient. That’s over one million acres—and he reports, “We’ve made significant gains.”