There have been conflicting reports as to how much the U.S. military would benefit from using solar energy. RAND Corporation, for example, has been very candid it its assessment that the U.S. military will not benefit directly by switching to renewable fuels.
A military authorization law recently signed by President Obama could lead to a solar standoff between the U.S. and China -- now the world's largest producer of solar panels.
Did you know that the U.S. military is making some considerable progress in the realms of energy efficiency and renewable energy? It's true. Consider the following not-so-exhaustive list: