Dan Nolan: Can Biofuels Really Make A Nation Safer?
Operation Free Veteran Dan Nolan in Biofuels Digest:
Dan Nolan is a retired US Army Colonel and he is also the CEO of Sabot 6, a company that brings Strategic Management Skills to Energy Security. His introduction to the global energy challenge came back in 2002 when on an assignment relating to energy generation in the Middle East.
“It didn’t take long to figure out,” he recalled, “how many casualties we were taking in Iraq and Afghanistan via logistical convoys, and that 70 percent of what we driving up those roads was water and fuel.” He pauses. “It comes down to this, how do we get the trucks off the road?”
“The Army and the Air Force, they’re taking a measured approach, certifying equipment, with the Air Force taking the view that they are ready to buy as soon as the cost is competitive.
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