Press Release

ICYMI: To Improve Energy Security of Military Bases, Use Less Civilian Power—Not More

The American Action Forum released new research examining how the United States should go about improving energy security of military bases. AAF’s Director of Energy Policy, Philip Rossetti, writes that the Trump Administration should employ competitive procurement for electricity assets on military bases, rather than consider a subsidy to civilian power plans. Rossetti finds forcing electricity purchases from struggling power plants in order to secure the electricity supply to military bases would likely cost the American consumer between $10.5 and $65.1 billion over 10 years.

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