Navy Looks to Cut Energy Consumption, Reliance of Foreign Oil



IDGA Editor
08/09/2012

What strategic plans does the Navy have in place to reduce energy consumption and increase independence from oil? What role does the ‘Great Green Fleet’ play in this goal? This article reports on the US Navy’s use of the USS NIMITZ (CVN 68) and the viability of alternative fuels at RIMPAC 2012, as well as the deployment of the Great Green Fleet powered by alternative fuels, part of Navy Secretary Ray Mabus’ plans to reduce the Navy’s dependence on oil by half bef...
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