"In 2010, the department spent $15.1 billion on energy, with about $10 billion going to fuel for jets and ships. Military installations used $4 billion in energy, with 64 percent of that for electricity."

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The energy bill is a huge cost to taxpayers, find a sustainable energy option, save taxpayers money in the long run. The military seems to think it's important to be energy efficient and self sufficient, perhaps every citizen should take a good long look at energy self sufficiency. www.dsireusa.org