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Defense Department to test concentrating photovoltaic technology

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The United States Department of Defense has signed a deal with Silicon Valley start-up Skyline Solar to test its concentrating photovoltaic technology at military bases in California and Texas.

The Pentagon, one of the nation’s biggest consumers of energy, has emerged as a driver of new green technologies in an effort to wean itself of imported oil, reduce its carbon footprint and improve national security, according to a Dec. 7 Reuters report.

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