Renewable Energy and Sustainability

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Today, the Navy produces 12 percent of its total annual energy needs from renewable sources.¬† The Navy is pursing renewable and alternative energy technology using a “Watch-Partner-Lead” approach:

  • Watch maturing technologies and invest when/where viable
  • Partner to develop needed technologies with other government organization and/or industries
  • Lead the development of mission-critical technology

Listed below are some examples of the renewable energy technology the Navy is pursuing: