In 2009, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced five energy goals designed to transform the Department of the Navy’s energy use to make us better warfighters, deploying next-generation capabilities that increase combat effectiveness, maximize operational flexibility, and better protect our Sailors and Marines.
In the videos below, SECNAV explains how alternative energy benefits the Department of the Navy, what progress has been made towards the energy goals, and the future for Navy and Marine Corps energy use.
How did we reach the historic milestone of this month’s deployment of the Great Green Fleet?
Why is the Great Green Fleet’s deployment so important to the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps?
How does alternative energy benefit the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps militarily?
How is the Department of the Navy making strides on shore and at sea with our energy goals?
What’s next for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps in the alternative energy arena?
How is the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps leading the way in alternative energy?