Green energy and conservation has become a top priority for the National Guard. Efforts nationally since 2001 to conserve energy and fuel include a wind turbine outside the New Mexico National Guard headquarters, a solar array providing power for a New Jersey training center, and the Ohio Air National Guard’s alternative energy site in Toledo.
Every building under the military construction program now must meet the U.S. Green Building Council’s silver rating. (Read full AP report, via WTOP)
(Trenton training center’s solar array- photo by Dept.of Military and Veterans Affairs)