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Army showcases stealthy, hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

In a tactical situation, the last thing a Soldier wants to do is give away his position to the enemy. The ZH2 hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle promises to provide that important element of stealth

Fueling the future: AF works to home-grow biofuels for DOD, industry

A need to address increases in petroleum costs with an environmentally friendly fuel source has led to a new way of looking at production—and the Defense Production Act Title III Program Office, part of the Air Force Research Laboratory, is playing a critical role in commercializing this technology.

Navy Tests 100-percent Advanced Biofuel

Energy vision came to fruition in September when the EA-18G "Green Growler" completed flight testing of a 100-percent advanced biofuel at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. The U.S. Navy is a leader in incorporating alternative fuel into operational supplies, in order to increase mission capability and flexibility.

FuelMaster System Supports Opening of Navy's First Alternative Fueling Station in Hawaii

When Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii officially opened the first of three ethanol 85 (E85) fueling stations planned for the Navys fleet of flex-fuel vehicles, it did so with support from Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantics Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) systems and applications sub-portfolio. The sub-portfolios employees designed, engineered and installed the system that authorizes and tracks fuel transactions at the station.

Malmstrom mechanics testing new bio-based vehicle oil

Testing a new bio-based synthetic oil which could potentially help the Air Forces initiative to use more sustainable materials and be environmentally conscious.

Analysis of Non-Tactical Vehicle Utilization at Fort Carson, CO

The Department of Defense (DOD) is considering integration of electric vehicles into its non-tactical vehicle (NTV) fleet to support efficiency goals and sustainable power initiatives.

Federal Policy and Guidance

DoD Guidance Regarding Use of Alternative Fuels

The Guidance for Claiming Exemptions from the Alternative Fueled Vehicle (AFV) Requirements of the Energy Policy Act (EPACT) and the Guidance Regarding Use of Alternative Fuels