The Air Force Academy, which has pledged to obtain all its energy from renewable sources by 2015, will soon be home to one of the largest solar arrays in Colorado. Plans call for more than 19,000 solar panels designed to follow the sun to be mounted on the ground by April.
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Solar Panels on the White House and in the Desert, 36 Billion Gallons of Biofuels, and Cleaner Trucks
White House blog - Building a clean energy economy in this country is one of President Obama’s top priorities. As National Energy Awareness Month - a national effort to underscore how central energy policy is to our national prosperity, security, and environment – draws to a close, I wanted to highlight some of the events and announcements from the Administration that are helping us build a clean energy economy.
We’re installing solar panels on the White House, building the largest solar energy power plant in the world on our public lands, and proposing the first-ever greenhouse gas and fuel efficiency standards for heavy-duty cars and trucks. All told, the Administration held and made over 140 energy-related events and announcements this month. Read more.