Military cp—Wave 1 Neg



Download 203.46 Kb.
Page29/119
Date09.05.2021
Size203.46 Kb.
1   ...   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   ...   119

Energy Projects

Doesn’t need to request money from Congress—up-front appropriations and alternative-financing mechanisms solve


GAO 12 (US Government Accountability Office, April 4 2012, "RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECT FINANCING: Improved Guidance and Information Sharing Needed for DOD Project-Level Officials ", http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-12-401)

To finance renewable energy projects, the military services use up-front appropriations, such as operation and maintenance funds, and alternative-financing approaches that generally rely on private capital, such as arranging financing and implementing a project with a private developer or utility. The military services have funded about 85 percent of nearly 600 projects that were in design, under construction, or operating in fiscal year 2011 with up-front appropriations, but financed 8 of the 9 large-scale projects and 19 of the 57 medium-scale projects with alternative financing. Several factors affect the military services’ use of financing approaches, including perceived benefits and drawbacks such as how long it takes to obtain funding.




Share with your friends:
1   ...   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   ...   119




The database is protected by copyright ©essaydocs.org 2020
send message

    Main page