In The News
Annie Snider - When former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords (D) asked Gen. David Petraeus about the possibility of using solar technology on a military base in Afghanistan during a 2010 hearing, the video clip went viral and drew the ire of conservatives like Glenn Beck.
Michael Breen - Like many veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, I learned the hard lessons of energy security on the battlefield. Our military is the largest consumer of energy in the world, and our adversaries have continually exploited this dependence as a vulnerability.
Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) and Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.) announced a bill Wednesday to push military operations to be more energy efficient and rely less on fossil fuels.
Raju Chebium - Sen. Mark Udall introduced legislation Wednesday aimed at making the military more energy efficient and saving taxpayers billions of dollars.
Sandra Erwin - Democratic lawmakers are introducing new legislation in support of Defense Department investments in renewable energy and fuel-saving programs.