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Surging price of oil forces US military to seek alternative energy sources

Fiscal reality is dawning as US jets and warships trial alternative fuels in bid to end military’s costly dependence on oil. It’s a secret just how much oil the US military uses, but estimates range from around 400,000 barrels a day

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Syracuse University partnership substitutes petroleum diesel with biodiesel

Syracuse University joins Arden-Foxs to advance the use of biofuels as an alternative energy source.  The effort involves entrepreneurs John Fox ’92 and Wayne Arden, who have proposed producing biodiesel in Afghanistan as a means to achieve multiple benefits, including

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U.S. Military Orders Less Dependence on Fossil Fuels

With insurgents increasingly attacking the American fuel supply convoys that lumber across the Khyber Pass into Afghanistan, the military is pushing aggressively to develop, test and deploy renewable energy to decrease its need to transport fossil fuels. Last week, a Marine company

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