Power is Paramount
The U.S. military is reportedly the single largest consumer of energy in the world. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DOD’s) FY2008 Annual Energy Management Report, the DOD’s total primary energy consumption for the year was 1,138 trillion BTUs (British thermal units). The DOD also spent a record $20 billion for energy in FY2008. Power is an important concern for not only the DOD, but also each and every deployed soldier.
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