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US Army Goes Green With Solar Energy

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shehan   2/28/2014 10:42:47 PM
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@Elizabeth – yes the main objective is to support military operations to continue smoothly. Its amazing how solar energy comes in handy.

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shehan   2/28/2014 10:40:14 PM
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@far911 – The only drawback is the initial setup cost, but compared to the benefits I think it's a good investment. 

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shehan   2/28/2014 10:38:35 PM
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@far911 – yes portable chargers are always helpful for consumers too. You could now charge your mobile wherever you go with a solar charger. 

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shehan   2/28/2014 10:35:54 PM
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@Charles – yes when military operations are on deserts this will definitely help them. 

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shehan   2/28/2014 10:33:11 PM
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@NadineJ – Wow flexible panels on uniforms will make the process much faster. They don't need to stop to charge the equipment, now they could charge them while the operation is in progress. 

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Re: At ease, Soldier!
shehan   2/28/2014 10:30:46 PM
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@Daniyal- yes when military is on rural areas they could facilitate themselves with a small solar system. As long as they have the sun they have power. 

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shehan   2/28/2014 10:29:09 PM
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@naperlpo – yes one of the biggest problems for military is the supply of power, food and other essentials. If we could solve the problem of power the military operations could be much stronger. 

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Pubudu   2/27/2014 1:50:13 PM
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True Far991 it will be a better option to use the combination of those power harvesting techniques according to the feasibility of having each and every places advantages. 

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Ann R. Thryft   2/27/2014 12:11:16 PM
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Thanks for reporting this, Liz. It may still come as a surprise to some, but the military has been working on solar and other alternative energy research for some time now.



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Ann R. Thryft   2/27/2014 12:10:18 PM
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Right on, 78.

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